Comment 16 for bug 81689

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Martin Pool (mbp) wrote : Re: [Bug 81689] Re: Branches with symlinks can't be checked out on Windows

On 11 April 2010 06:06, Jason R. Coombs <email address hidden> wrote:
> My project,, adds symlink support to Python under Vista
> and later.  Just easy_install, then
> "__import__('').windows.filesystem.patch_os_module()".
> It adds 'symlink' to the os module, which may be sufficient for bazaar
> to support symlinks. One caveat is if you're creating a symlink to a
> directory that doesn't exist, you must supply a third parameter,
> target_is_directory=True, to the symlink call (otherwise Windows will
> assume the link is to a file).

Thanks for that. What does it actually create on disk?

Martin <>