|Subject:||Re: ln overwrites newly created files|
|Date:||Tue, 21 Aug 2007 22:30:01 +0100 (BST)|
On Tue, 21 Aug 2007, Eric Blake wrote:
$ ln -vf a/f b/f c `c/f' => `a/f' `c/f' => `b/f' $ cat c/f 2 Oops - we overwrote the just-created c/f with a link to b/f.
But you told it to, with -f. Doesn't POSIX require this to succeed? Cheers, Phil
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