[Remind-Fans] tkremind kills symlinks

David A. De Graaf dad at datix.us
Wed Jun 23 11:44:52 EDT 2010

On Tue, Jun 22, 2010 at 10:40:02PM -0400, David F. Skoll wrote:
> David A. De Graaf wrote:
> > The symlink is destroyed when, and only when, an existing reminder
> > is deleted!  With or without the fix.
> Yep.  When you delete a reminder, tkremind creates a temporary file
> called ~/.reminders.xxx and then renames it.
Life would be so much sweeter if the verb were 'copies'.

> Bottom line: Don't use a symlink.  If you must use a symlink,
> make ~/.reminders a *directory* rather than a file and keep your
> actual reminders in ~/.reminders/100-tkremind.rem

David, you have a twisted mind.  Oddly, this works perfectly.
And it requires a change in only one place - the server.
Thank you (for what I hope will be a temporary kludge.).

> Regards,
> David.

	David A. De Graaf    DATIX, Inc.    Hendersonville, NC
	dad at datix.us         www.datix.us

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