[Gllug] Symbolic links and relative paths

Tom Schutzer-Weissmann TSCHUTZER-WEISSMANN at ofsted.gov.uk
Mon Feb 2 17:07:10 UTC 2004

Is it possible to use symbolic links in such a way that relative paths
are relative to where the symlink is, not to where it points to?

ln -s /tmp /home/tom/sandpit
ls /home/tom/sandpit/../Mail

won't work because there is no /tmp/../Mail. There is /home/tom/Mail,
however, and that's what I want. Well, for the purposes of explanation

thank y'all

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