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Re: master 5c3d0ce: New manual section "Copying and Naming"

From: Michael Albinus
Subject: Re: master 5c3d0ce: New manual section "Copying and Naming"
Date: Tue, 15 Aug 2017 21:54:57 +0200
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address@hidden (Paul Eggert) writes:

Hi Paul,

> address@hidden add-name-to-file
> address@hidden hard links (creation)
> +  @kbd{M-x add-name-to-file} adds an additional name to an existing
> +file without removing the old name.  The new name is created as a hard
> +link to the existing file.

That's not true for all file name handlers.

> The new name must belong on the same file
> +system that the file is on.  On MS-Windows, this command works only if
> +the file resides in an NTFS file system.  On MS-DOS, it works by
> +copying the file.

Same for tramp-adb.el and tramp-gvfs.el.

Best regards, Michael.

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