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Re: Shadow source tree.

From: Shigio Yamaguchi
Subject: Re: Shadow source tree.
Date: Fri, 16 Apr 2004 10:58:53 +0900

> There is an argument for following symbolic links, and treating
> the link target as the true file, but my preference is for this to be
> a selectable option, especially with tools which open files for
> reading only.  I like tools by default to treat symbolic links in the
> same way as hard links and files, or behave as if they had done so.

When do you want to distinguish symbolic link and hard link?
In other words, when is it useful?
Shigio Yamaguchi <address@hidden> - Tama Communications Corporation
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