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Re: [opensuse-packaging] Re: brp-25-symlink
On 05/03/2013 03:31 PM, Stephan Kulow wrote:
On 03.05.2013 15:26, Matwey V. Kornilov wrote:

It strange, that brp tools worked until that moment (and still works for
12.3, 12.2, etc.). This file has always been there. It is generated by

I assume there was some subtle change in coreutils and/or bash that
triggered finding that bug.

I don't see a change in ln in the new coreutils package.
What's the command line ln sees? ... I mean it's not a problem
for ln to create such a link:

$ ln -sv 'a/b/c/*.ctx' '*.ctx'
'*.ctx' -> 'a/b/c/*.ctx'

$ ls -ldog \*.ctx
lrwxrwxrwx 1 11 May 3 16:35 *.ctx -> a/b/c/*.ctx

ln (or better the kernel) even permits such a symlink to itself:

$ ln -sv '*.ctx' '*.ctx'
'*.ctx' -> '*.ctx'

$ ls -ldog \*.ctx
lrwxrwxrwx 1 5 May 3 16:38 *.ctx -> *.ctx

Have a nice day,
Berny
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