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Re: CVS commit: src/share/mk

On Jan 23,  3:11am, 
(Taylor R Campbell) wrote:
-- Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/share/mk

|    Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2014 13:15:44 -0500
|    From: (Christos Zoulas)
|    On Jan 22,  7:29am, (Matt Thomas) wrote:
|    -- Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/share/mk
|    | I always wondered why we don't use ln -sf
|    | and avoid the race.
|    That does not work because if the destnation is a directory it will
|    try to link in the destination directory... (I tried). This is why
|    I suggested that it needs to be done differently.
| ln -sfh?
| As an aside, it would be nice if there were an easy way to create a
| symlink at a temporary location and rename it over the permanent one.
| `ln -sfh' will unlink instead, and mv(1) is too smart for its own good
| about directories to be able to rename over a symlink reliably...

Yes perhaps that will work.


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