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misc/44727: "followed" is better than "indirected through" in cp(1) and ls(1)
>Synopsis: "followed" is better than "indirected through" in cp(1) and
>Arrival-Date: Wed Mar 16 03:15:00 +0000 2011
>Originator: Ryo HAYASAKA
>Release: NetBSD 5.99.47
Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST)
System: NetBSD bonnie.jaist.ac.jp 5.99.47 NetBSD 5.99.47 (GENERIC) #19: Fri Mar
4 10:33:50 JST 2011
Is "followed" better than "indirected through" in cp(1) and ls(1)?
--- ls.1.orgnl 2011-03-16 12:07:28.000000000 +0900
+++ ls.1 2011-03-16 12:01:44.000000000 +0900
@@ -94,7 +94,7 @@
.Pq Fl l .
.It Fl d
Directories are listed as plain files (not searched recursively) and
-symbolic links in the argument list are not indirected through.
+symbolic links in the argument list are not followed.
.It Fl F
Display a slash
.Pq Sq \&/
--- cp.1.orgnl 2011-03-16 12:07:21.000000000 +0900
+++ cp.1 2011-03-16 12:01:16.000000000 +0900
@@ -139,7 +139,7 @@
copies the directory and the entire subtree connected at that point.
This option also causes symbolic links to be copied, rather than
-indirected through, and for
+followed, and for
to create special files rather than copying them as normal files.
Created directories have the same mode as the corresponding source
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