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Re: problem with symbolic links across filesystems
- To: ChadyS <sgc at bighorn dot dr dot lucent dot com>, gnu-win32 at cygnus dot com
- Subject: Re: problem with symbolic links across filesystems
- From: Earnie Boyd <earnie_boyd at yahoo dot com>
- Date: Fri, 21 Aug 1998 05:28:47 -0700 (PDT)
- Reply-To: earnie_boyd at yahoo dot com
---ChadyS <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I have recently started working with the b19.1 version of the
> and I am very much interested in using the symbolic link capability.
> found a problem using symbolic links across filesystems.
> Here is the setup:
> directory d:/da/db
> directory c:/ca
> ln -s d:/da/db c:/ca/cb
> If you are in /ca, you can cd to cb without problems.
> You can't, however, cd to /ca/cb. The problem is realpath shows the
> path for /ca/cb: /ca/d:/da/db
> Does anyone have any suggestions?
Try the following (although this looks like a bug in path demangling
so it probably won't help):
mount -b d:/ d
ln -s /d/da/db /c/ca/cb
If that doesn't work, try it this way:
mount -b d:/da /da
ls -s /da/db /ca/cb
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