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[perl #117789] File::Find does not call dangling_symlinks if follow => 0

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From:
James E Keenan via RT
Date:
April 28, 2013 23:22
Subject:
[perl #117789] File::Find does not call dangling_symlinks if follow => 0
Message ID:
rt-3.6.HEAD-28177-1367191317-405.117789-15-0@perl.org
On Sun Apr 28 11:00:18 2013, dom wrote:
> 
> This is a bug report for perl from dom@earth.li,
> generated with the help of perlbug 1.39 running under perl 5.17.12.
> 
> 
> -----------------------------------------------------------------
> From <http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=591242>:
> 
> "when using the find method of File::Find, it seems that the
> dangling_symlink callback is only called if follow => 1. This is not
> reflected in the manpage, and there are valid use cases for follow =>0
> and dangling_symlinks."

Could you elaborate a bit on what those use cases are?

Thank you very much.
Jim Keenan


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