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Re: test for hard links always fail with pdksh
On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 01:05:06PM +0100, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>On Feb 25 01:30, Paul McFerrin wrote:
>> A new wrinkle with hard links. If you are testing for them in
>> pdksh, they will always fail. I.E.:
>> if test -L links/$filename.$inumb
>> then :
>> ln $filename $filename.$inumb
>> The above test will always fail and thus will always attempt to
>> re-create the hard link.
>$ man test
>test -L tests for symbolic links, not for hardlinks.
So both the program and the documentation are wrong??? Who'd have thought it?
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