[Interest] QFile and file shortcuts on Windows.

Thorsten Glaser t.glaser at tarent.de
Fri Sep 24 17:09:30 CEST 2021

On Fri, 24 Sep 2021, Crocker, William wrote:

> On windows this fails (for me) for files which are actually Windows
> shortcuts to the real file. Is that a bug or am I supposed to the
> provide special code for shortcut detection and processing.

AIUI Windows shortcuts are just regular files with the .lnk extension.
If you want them followed, use NTFS symlinks instead.

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