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RE: [platform-core-dev] RE: [eclipse-incubator-e4-dev] Straw manproposal

> -----Original Message-----
> From: platform-core-dev-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:platform-core-dev-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of 
> Serge Beauchamp
> Sent: Friday, October 03, 2008 12:55 PM
> To: Eclipse Platform Core component developers list.
> Cc: E4 developer list
> Subject: Re: [platform-core-dev] RE: 
> [eclipse-incubator-e4-dev] Straw manproposal
> Oberhuber, Martin wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >  
> > just few thoughts for discussion based on the Strawman proposal:
> >
> >    *
> >       *_Where is alias management (symlinks) going to live?_*
> >       Right now it's at the resource layer, is it going to be pushed
> >       down to the filesystem layer?
> >
>  From what I understand symlink support at the EFS layer is 
> totally different than linked resources (as represented by 
> IResource.isLinked(), etc...), which I assume is what you are 
> referring to.
>  From the straw man proposal, all IResource would effectively 
> become linked resources, i.e. pointing to any FileStore 
> location.  That functionality wouldn't be pushed down to the 
> file system layer.

I believe the issue is actually with Eclipse's handling of symbolic
links in the file system. It is very incosistent and we need to solidify
this as an official part of the file system API.


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