[Techtalk] symlinks

Maria McKinley maria at shadlen.org
Thu Aug 2 22:51:38 UTC 2007

Cynthia Kiser wrote:
> Quoting Maria McKinley <maria at shadlen.org>:
>>Does anyone know if there is a way of finding if/where there are 
>>symlinks in a directory (other than going through and looking at ls -l 
>>in every subdirectory? 
> find . -type l -print

> <snip>

> I don't know what the failure mode would be. From my 30 seconds of
> google-acquired knowledge about netatalk, I would say that old Mac's
> didn't have symlinks, so the appletalk protocol doesn't specify how
> they would be treated. What are you using netatalk to do and that
> might help folks guess what might be problematic.

Hey, thanks for the command. People like to mount their home directories 
on their macs. It looks like currently, the links just act like links on 
the mac the same way they do on linux.


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