[OpenAFS] problems with file links under Windows XP

Jeffrey Altman jaltman@secure-endpoints.com
Tue, 05 Feb 2008 14:42:37 -0500

Dan Pritts wrote:
>    cd /usr/local/bin
>    ln -s ../pkg/foo-1.0/bin/foo foo
> using relative paths instead of absolute paths in the links allowed people
> to put the packages in different locations on their systems, perhaps
> allowing them to use multiple package trees from multiple providers, etc.


Thanks for the post but its a different scenario.  The question is about
the use of "." and ".." in the middle of a symlink.  For example,


That is the scenario that *was* causing the problem.

Jeffrey Altman