Ethan Benson wrote:
On Tue, Nov 12, 2002 at 11:07:49AM +1000, Ben Martin wrote:not to mention the added overhead involved by involving a file open,
seek, and processing this 'symlink' to obtain the info about the real file.
On Tue, 2002-11-12 at 06:46, Ethan Benson wrote:
On Mon, Nov 11, 2002 at 11:04:39PM +1000, Ben Martin wrote:It wouldn't be quite as painful in ferris because ferris being a library
I have thought of adapting libferris to support a new symlink format,UGH, apples OSX does this and its gross, `symlinks' you create in the
using regular files and pretending at its API level that it is a link. I
was still trying to avoid that for now as it opens up a few other
GUI are useless regular files in the shell.
I add more and more support for it to bash as time goes by.
so a cd my-strange-link; would work.
not everyone uses bash. there is absolutly no acceptable reason to