[Remind-Fans] tkremind kills symlinks

David F. Skoll dfs at roaringpenguin.com
Thu Jun 24 15:25:21 EDT 2010

Ben Love wrote:

> # Fake wish/sh combined syntax.
> set RemindFile $(readlink -f ~/.reminders)


> Perhaps it's a lot more complicated than that though.

Yes.  You may have a chain of symlinks; you have to follow them all.
You may have a circle of symlinks, in which case you need to break the loop
and complain.

All in all, a fair amount of work.  I'd much rather say "Don't do that!"
and leave it at that. :)



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