7.2 Alias Objects
The raw data for the Alias record, suitable for storing in a resource
or transmitting to other programs.
- Resolve ([file])
Resolve the alias. If the alias was created as a relative alias you
should pass the file relative to which it is. Return the FSSpec for
the file pointed to and a flag indicating whether the Alias object
itself was modified during the search process. If the file does
not exist but the path leading up to it does exist a valid fsspec
- GetInfo (num)
An interface to the C routine GetAliasInfo().
- Update (file, [file2])
Update the alias to point to the file given. If file2 is
present a relative alias will be created.
Note that it is currently not possible to directly manipulate a
resource as an Alias object. Hence, after calling
Update() or after Resolve() indicates that the alias
has changed the Python program is responsible for getting the
data value from the Alias object and modifying the
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