[Remind-Fans] follow symlinks to directories?

David F. Skoll dfs at roaringpenguin.com
Wed Mar 31 06:56:33 EDT 2010

Robert Hamrick wrote:

> However, if I have a symlink in that directory (with a .rem extension)
> that points to another directory, remind attempts to read the symlink
> but not the *.rem files in the target directory.

Remind will not recursively read files in a directory.  If you
tell it:

     remind some_dir

it calls glob("somedir/*.rem") and assumes each *.rem is a file, not
a directory.

Changing this behaviour to make it recursive is left as an exercise
for the reader. :)



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