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How to resolve symbolic links in code?

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Old 02-28-2007
MueMeister
 

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How to resolve symbolic links in code?
Hi there,

Short question: How can I resolve the real path of a destination
including sympoic links?

Scenario:
1.) I install an application under C:\Prgogramma\myapp where
c:\Programma is not a physical path. The shortcut created on the
desktop also contains this *pseudo* path.

2.) Now if I want to us ::LoadLibrary() with
"C:\Programma\myApp\mylib.dll" the call fails because it really tries
to load the DLL on this path (which does not exist). Same issue for
GetModuleFileName().

Do I have to 'translate' the path into a physical one via another
function first?
Any ideas?
TIA
Mue :-)
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