Andrey A. Chernov([EMAIL PROTECTED])@2001.06.15 16:02:50 +0000:
> On Fri, Jun 15, 2001 at 13:15:04 +1000, Bruce Evans wrote:
> > Related bugs:
> > - symlink(2) is happy to create a symlink to the empty pathname although
> >   empty pathnames are invalid.
> Maybe we need to fix symlink(2) then ?

no, it will probably break some obfuscated code that stores state in
symlinks (yes, this is done on some systems).

i never encountered any unix that checked for existance of the symlink's
target in symlink(2). ln perhaps should do it but override this specific
behaviour then with -f.

have fun,

> The new glue is, unfortunately, ignored by recent versions of the BIND
> cache; the detailed technical explanation for this is that the BIND
> company is a bunch of idiots. --DJB discussing yet another BIND failing 
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