[Gambas-user] RDir and symbolic links

T Lee Davidson t.lee.davidson at gmail.com
Sun May 5 02:20:30 CEST 2019

Symbolic links to regular files are treated the same way. Symbolic links to directories are treated differently.

With FollowLink=False, a sym-linked directory will not be recursed. With FollowLink=True, a sym-linked directory *will* be recursed.


On 5/4/19 7:44 AM, Gianluigi wrote:
> I don't understand this in the wiki: "If FollowLink is TRUE, then symbolic links on directories are recursed. Otherwise they are 
> processed like normal files."
> This code with True or False prints symbolic links in the same way:
> Public Sub Main()
>    Dim File As String
>    For Each File In RDir("/path/of/directory", Null, 0, True) ' or False
>      Print File
>    Next
> End
> Who helps me to understand for a correct translation?
> Regards
> Gianluigi
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