native symlink support should fallback to default format if target missing

James Gregurich
Wed May 15 15:07:00 GMT 2013

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On May 14, 2013, at 8:28 PM, Christopher Faylor  wrote:

> On Tue, May 14, 2013 at 03:11:14PM -0600, James Gregurich wrote:
>>> Ugh.  Please no.  Silently modifying the filesystem is rather surprising
>>> behavior.  It gives the user no control.
>> I'll repeat for emphasis...  You don't need to do that.  Just set the
>> default form symlink and reply on a post-processing tool to update the
>> symlink once the conditions are met.
> Repetition is unnecessary.  Your points are simple and don't bear repeating.

I hope so. I'm awfully tired of repeating them.

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