BUG: Wide Links - does not work as documented

Jeremy Allison jeremy at valinux.com
Fri Apr 7 22:10:01 GMT 2000

Peter Polkinghorne wrote:
> > From looking at the code in lib/util.c for reduce_name(), it because the
> check is done by chdir to base part of filename.  This obviously fails to
> detect differences for symlinks directly to files.
> The Solution would be to either change the documentation or make the test
> detect whether dealing with a symlink at the last level - all a bit tricky.

I think I'll fix the documentation for 2.0.7. If the code
behavior is a big issue for someone they can send in a fix :-).

Thanks for pointing it out,


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