stray symlinks

Brian Cheeseman briancheeseman at aapt.net.au
Thu Aug 23 23:15:53 PDT 2007


Robert Connolly wrote:
> Would -f fix this? The manual for 'cp' doesn't seem to speak of this problem.
>
> robert
>
> On Thursday August 23 2007 10:55:02 am goodoldmarty at gmail.com wrote:
>   
>> Hardened Linux From Scratch - Version SVN-20070820
>> At this point; 6.17. Coreutils-6.9
>>
>> symlinks in /bin -
>> cat, echo, pwd, rm, stty are still linked to /tools
>>
>> last instruction:
>>
>> cp -va DESTDIR/* /
>> did not overwrite these symlinks.
>>     
>
>
>   

Robert et al,

The -f would definitely fix it as it forces the overwrite of symlinks.

Cheers,
Brian.



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