Help with Bug #19550: Add support for symlinks to standalone builder

Brian Milby brian at milby7.com
Sun Jul 22 06:25:44 CEST 2018


Found something very interesting and I think it may be a bug (at least an
anomaly)...

if you rename a symbolic link to a folder, the folder that is pointed to is
renamed vice the link

consider the following (-> denotes a symbolic link)
~/tmp/
~/tmp2 -> ./tmp/

rename "~/tmp2" "~/tmp3"

results in

~/tmp2 -> (broken link, still points to ./tmp/ which does not exist)
~/tmp3/

I checked on MacOS and Linux.
The call causing this problem is in "revRedirectMacOSResourcesRecurse"

This particular issue won't impact ".bundle", ".app", nor ".framework"
folders since they are not relocated.


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