[tex-live] Rsync, a different question

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Tue Nov 11 12:16:23 CET 2008

2008/11/11 Philip TAYLOR <P.Taylor at rhul.ac.uk>:
> ...
> 5) [Slightly off-topic]
> I prepared to perform an install, as above, at a friend's home,
> and took my D:\TeX contents in their entirety on DVD.  When I came
> to copy the DVD back to his hard disc, I found that the shortcuts
> had been /replaced/ by copies of the programs (or CMD files) to
> which they referred :-(((  I have never previously heard that
> shortcuts are not copied as-is.
> ** Phil.
Probably the file system used on the DVD does not support shortcuts
and thence your burning SW made file copies.

Zdeněk Wagner

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