Fixed mklink /X junction\

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Scott Mintz
May 20, 2008
Solon, OH, USA
Rex, you mentioned that the /X switch was unnecessary in a report I had submitted earlier. If RD is the preferred way to remove symlinks and junctions, could you add a note to that effect to the /X description in the help?

May 31, 2008
It's an API crash; I've fixed it for build 52.

Note: the correct syntax would be "rd junction".
I tend to use MKLNK /D to delete a junction, MKLINK /X to delete a SYMLINKD, and DEL to delete a SYMLINK. I know that DEL and RD work too in some of cases, but using them for symbolic links obfuscates what's intended to happen, IMO.