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Windows symlink #3926
This incorporates symlink support from @djberg96's win32-file and ffi-win32-extensions projects.
@djberg96 Ideally we'd just include this in JRuby under our tri-license (EPL, GPL2, LGPL2). If that's ok with you, let us know you consent to your code being licensed that way.
This seems to be everything I need, but when I try to install warbler (this is intended to fix #3905) I get this peculiar error:
So this isn't quite ready yet.
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May 25, 2016
Ahh, seems like this may be a permission issue on Windows 7: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/26020777/createsymboliclink-runs-on-windows-8-returns-error-code-1314-on-windows-7
Maybe it's time for me to update my Windows to 10, but I think you want this to work on Windows 7 too, right @djberg96?
@headius Yeah, we don't try to elevate privileges, users would have to install with administrator rights.
I'm not sure if we want to do that, but you certainly could. And you definitely have permission to copy/paste whatever you need.
I still don't understand this rake version error, though.