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[bugs #12181] find -H/-L symlink_to_dir reports "Too many levels of symb

From: James Youngman
Subject: [bugs #12181] find -H/-L symlink_to_dir reports "Too many levels of symbolic links"
Date: Tue, 1 Mar 2005 20:26:56 +0000
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Update of bugs #12181 (project findutils):

                  Status:                    None => Fixed                  
             Assigned to:                    None => jay                    


Follow-up Comment #1:

Fixed in CVS.  The basic problem was that safely_follow_chdir() was ignoring
its fourth argument.  
This bug was introduced by me while I was adding code to fix bug# 11879. 
Test cases exist in the test suite now to detect any reappearance of this
bug.  Unfortunately bug# 11879 is not easily tested in any automated


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