> From looking at the code, it seems that (load) doesn't support symbolic
> links on non-Windows systems, either.

Why do you say this? On non-Windows systems, if you use fopen() or
open() on a symbolic link, the referenced file is opened without any
further problems.

Argl. You're so right, of course. Seems I've let Windows infect my thinking for way too long.

  Claus