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SubjectRe: Odd symlink behavour
Michael J. Micek wrote:
> > I have noticed an odd behavour with symlinked directories under the
> > 2.0.22 kernel on the ext2 filesystem. When copying a file from a
> > symlinked directory using a relative destination, the file is copied not
> > to the location relative to the symlinked directory, but to the location
> > relative to the original directory.
> Did you check out the behavior under other filesystems and
> kernel versions?
> This is almost certainly a feature of your shell, and has
> nothing to do with the filesystem. If you're using tcsh,
> check the 'symlinks' variable. If you're using bash, look
> at 'nolinks' and '-P'. With zsh, examine 'CHASE_LINKS'.

You're right! <blush> I never noticed this before. Sorry for the false


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