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PALSymLink - An alternative to [DirectoriesMove] using Symbolic Links.

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PALSymLink - An alternative to [DirectoriesMove] using Symbolic Links.

Hi, I have written a custom.nsh script that adds symbolic link functionality to PortableApps launchers. You can find it here, functionally replacing the DirectoriesMove function.

It does have some disadvantages (NTFS-only and admin required) but there are use cases like videogames or apps that generate a lot of data where I find it's the optimal solution. Please check it out if you have the time and tell me what you think.

I have tested it with hundreds of self-made apps and it works almost perfectly. The only issue I found is when attempting to run multiple instances of the same app simultaneouslt, some empty folders are left behind but I'll fix that soon.

Thank you for your time.

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This is a great script.

This is a great script.
The symlink should be a native option for expert developper.

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