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Attempting to create a symbolic link from a file in current directory to
Attempting to create a symbolic link from a file in current directory to a target directory creates broken symlink
Mon, 21 Jan 2008 11:52:20 -0800
Thunderbird 188.8.131.52 (X11/20071121)
Attempting to run a command to the effect of 'ln -s Dir /path/to/DestDir/Dir
creates a broken symlink to "Dir" in /path/to/DestDir/. See the attached
for automated bug reproduction. Same effect also happens when using the '-t'
I attempted to raise this issue with Gentoo, but I got the "RTFM"
response, which I had, and did again just to appease the "helpful"
person, only to get RTFM again. Hopefully somebody from the GNU world
(pun intended) will be able to help me out more than the person at
Gentoo did. You can find all the original information on the bug as well
as a cute script to help expose the bug at
Thanks in advance for all your help.