|> I tried to convice them for quite a while that this was a _bad_ change
|> to make `ln' behave incompatiblely to other non-GNU UN*X systems (where
|> ln behaves as `-n' is set by default) but they still were/are happy
|> about that move:(
Just checked on SunOS 4.1.3, and ln -f -s behaves like GNU ln, and there
is no way to change that.
|> On Apr 15, Andreas Schwab wrote:
|>> No, it isn't. Use "ln -sfd" (-d -> no dereference). If the target is a
|>> directory then ln creates the link there.
|> RTFM: it's the `-n' option. from `ln --help' :
|> -d, -F, --directory hard link directories (super-user only)
|> -n, --no-dereference treat destination that is a symlink to a
|> directory as if it were a normal file
Oops, this was from stale memory :-(
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