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Date: Thu, 24 Mar 2011 22:30:02 +0300
From: Vasiliy Kulikov <>
Subject: Re: absolute symlinks


On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 11:19 +0300, wrote:
> Link		Points to		Should point to

Do you have use cases where these differences result in some error?
They are not obvious for me.  There would be a difference in case of
a chroot filesystem, but I cannot see how these files can be located
inside of chroot.

> /dev/fd		/proc/self/fd		../proc/self/fd
> /dev/core	/proc/kcore		../proc/kcore

On Ubuntu these links are absolute.



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