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Author sfmc
Recipients eryksun, paul.moore, sfmc, steve.dower, tim.golden, zach.ware
Date 2021-04-30.08:20:04
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I see the point: the real path may not be accessible from the substitute drive:
 - if symlink (or junction) is used, pointing to path not visible from the substitute drive.
 - if different security context is used (e.g. different user or UAC).

But that is the discussion about the _correct_ behavior (which may have differing opinions if the exact behavior is not documented).


Let's discuss how we can fix the issue caused by the behavior change.

I propose a simple fix: keep old behavior if a special environment variable is specified.

E.g. if you specify env. var. PYTHON_NTREALPATH_OLD_BEHAVIOR=1, it doesn't resolve symlinks and junctions.

Is this acceptable for Python 3.8.10?
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