Links, links, links everywhere. Everything is about links these days. Let’s talk about the links that may cause you some headache if handled incorrectly. Yes, I look at you file system links.
A single dream is more powerful than a thousand realities.
— Nathaniel Hawthorne
Have you ever dealt with symbolic links while using robocopy? Recently I had this pleasure and it didn’t go smoothly. I have a bash script containing a combination of robocopy and rsync to backup an NTFS formatted external drive that is used as portable workspace. Robocopy is for handling the NTFS related items such as reparse points and rsync for those with Unix properties.
List of outstanding quotes, found in different mediums that I started since the spring of 2016. References are intentionally skipped.