On Thu, Oct 13, 2016 at 06:10:17PM +0200, Heiko Voigt wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 07, 2016 at 06:17:05PM +0000, David Turner wrote:
> > Presently, uninitialized submodules are materialized in the working
> > tree as empty directories. We would like to consider having them be
> > symlinks. Specifically, we'd like them to be symlinks into a FUSE
> > filesystem which retrieves files on demand.
> How about portability? This feature would only work on Unix like
> operating systems. You have to be careful to not break Windows since
> they do not have symlinks.
NTFS does have symlinks, but you need admin right to create them though
(unless you change the policy).