Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 79887
feature: converting relative links to absolute
Last modified: 2008-06-16 21:07:28 EDT
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Description of problem:
Could a feature be added to convert relative symlinks to absolute symlinks???
I need to move a directory of symlinks, but they are all relative, so moving the
directory would break all of the symlinks.., but if they were absolute it
wouldn't.. Then I could later convert them back to relative..
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Man page says:
symlinks has been written by Mark Lord <firstname.lastname@example.org>, the developer
and maintainer of the IDE Performance Package for linux.
Don't know if that email address is current.
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