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Are there any common symlink gotchas?

Part of my migration strategy of moving to Amazon EC2 for our servers involves making use of symlinks to keep installs and files in their 'standard' locations on the servers but the actual storage of ...
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Does Windows have symlinks?

I have been doing something on Unix that required a symlink. I want to port my application to Windows. Does Windows have symlinks? EDIT: I should be more specific. I'd prefer XP. I'll install Vista ...
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How to find the actual working directory?

When I try to find the current working directory at a linux command prompt (using "pwd"), it will show the directory with symbolic links included. For example, if I make a symbolic link and use it to ...
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List all symbolic links on a unix system

How can I find all of the symbolic links on a unix/linux system?
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WinXP - Map network location to local folder

I have a network location, \\myserver\myshare. On my Windows XP box, I wish to map this location to the path c:\somefolder. Am I asking the impossible?
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Finding and deleting bad symbolic links in windows

Is there any simple way to find broken ntfs symbolic links in windows and delete them? (other than manual search and destroy) I'm in this mess because of windows home server's inability to upgrade ...
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Problem when creating a symbolic link on my server: No such file or directory

Here is the problem: tony@bootsy/var/www/bandop $ ln -nfs /var/www/bandop/shared/config/database.yml /var/www/bandop/releases/20090601055013/config/database.yml ln: creating symbolic link ...
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How do I create a symbolic link in Windows?

Windows Vista added the ability to create symbolic links to files and directories. How do I create a symbolic link and what are the current consumer and server versions of Windows that support it?