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Re: symlink farm

On Mon, 1 Feb 1999, Steve McIntyre wrote:

>>Found the problem, and fixed it for me, but is there a generic solution?
>>Centres round line 536 in slink_cd,  cp -dpRPl $file .....
>>The symlinks of the mirror must match $file, otherwise slink_cd creates a
>>directory rather than a symlink to the directory on the other partition.
>Ah, OK. My own testing didn't spot this because I was still sym-linking
>into a single large mirrored tree. I'm having a look now.

OK, I _think_ that simply changing the line 

cp -dpRs $MIRROR/dists ...


cp -pRs $MIRROR/dists

should fix things. I've tested it locally with a more convoluted set of
sym-links and all seems OK. It'll be in 1.05 tonight.

Steve McIntyre, Allstor Software         smcintyr@allstor-sw.co.uk
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