brent timothy saner on 14 Dec 2016 12:42:16 -0800

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Re: [PLUG] Symlink Problem

On 12/14/2016 03:35 PM, Ronald P Guilmet wrote:
> I know symlinks cannot span drives because of inodes, does that apply
> here with a mount?

This is false.

from ln(1):

-s, --symbolic
              make symbolic links instead of hard links

Symlinks (symbolic links) absolutely can span mounts. They can even
point to nonexisting files/dirs/etc. You are thinking of ln's *default*
link, hardlinks.

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