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Subject: Re: Re[2]: Patch - virtual file structures

Re: Re[2]: Patch - virtual file structures

From: Michael O'Quinn <>
Date: Sun, 8 Jun 2003 20:37:51 -0700 (PDT)

On Sun, 8 Jun 2003, TP Diffenbach wrote:

> If there is a general feeling on this list that .lnk files would be useful despite
> the waste of space, I'd be happy to implement it -- let me know that you want it
> by posting to the list.

I have often desired to have .lnk files, since I mirror my Archos's HD on
my Windows PC, but I agree that they are a waste of resources IF a more
powerful alternative directory structure (including tools) is implemented.
I vote "no" on implementing Microsoft .lnk files.

> Whatever the solution is, I think the next major addition to Rockbox needs to be
> alternative directory structures of some sort.

I agree. This will open up a whole raft of possibilities, solve several
problems, and most likely create some new ones. It should be interesting.

Received on 2003-06-09

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