unecessary symlinks or bad scripts?

Jeremy Huntwork jhuntwork at linuxfromscratch.org
Thu Aug 11 09:41:54 PDT 2005


On Thu, Aug 11, 2005 at 11:32:26AM -0500, Randy McMurchy wrote:
> Jeremy Huntwork wrote these words on 08/11/05 10:58 CST:
> 
> > Is someone in a position to verify that those symlinks are still
> > necessary?
> 
> I believe the commands to create those symlinks are still necessary.
> 
> My build script uses 'ln -v -s' *not* ln -v -sf, and I log everything.
> The install.log shows that these commands created symlinks, so that
> would tell me that the links did not exist before giving the command.

Thanks for the confirmation, Randy. So I guess that means something in the
scripts is a little buggy, but I haven't spotted what yet. I'll look
deeper.

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JH



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