Subject: Re: lib/30664: realpath and magic symlinks
To: None <>
From: YAMAMOTO Takashi <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 07/09/2005 01:14:34
> Perhaps readlink(2) should translate the magic symlink?  But that  
> would break ls(1).  Perhaps we could add a readlink2(2) that takes a  
> flags argument, allowing us to specify "raw" or "translated".   
> readlink(2) would default to "translated", and ls(1) would be changed  
> to use "raw".
> Thoughts?

i think it's a fine idea.