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Re: Bug#591242: [perl #117789] File::Find does not calldangling_symlinks if follow => 0

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Joachim Breitner
Date:
May 1, 2013 18:01
Subject:
Re: Bug#591242: [perl #117789] File::Find does not calldangling_symlinks if follow => 0
Message ID:
1367305798.4218.2.camel@kirk
Hi,

Am Montag, den 29.04.2013, 22:17 +0100 schrieb Dominic Hargreaves:
> On Sun, Apr 28, 2013 at 04:21:57PM -0700, James E Keenan via RT wrote:
> > On Sun Apr 28 11:00:18 2013, dom wrote:
> > > 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?
> 
> Hi Joachim,
> 
> Could you provide a bit more information about this to the upstream
> bug report? It should be enough to reply-all to this message.

that was a long time ago, I don’t recall the exact use case. But maybe
it was just cleaning out dangling symlinks from a tree with symlinks
where I do not want to follow them.

Greetings,
Joachim

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