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authorJustus Winter <>2015-03-06 15:58:56 +0100
committerJustus Winter <>2015-03-06 15:58:56 +0100
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Document an issue with /hurd/symlink
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+[[!meta copyright="Copyright © 2014 Free Software Foundation, Inc."]]
+[[!meta license="""[[!toggle id="license" text="GFDL 1.2+"]][[!toggleable
+id="license" text="Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this
+document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 or
+any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant
+Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license
+is included in the section entitled [[GNU Free Documentation
+[[!tag open_issue_hurd]]
+The /hurd/symlink translator does not work as expected:
+ % settrans -ca broken /hurd/symlink missing
+ % file broken
+ broken: empty
+Here is the expected behavior, as implemented by the short-cut logic
+in lib*fs:
+ % ln -s missing broken_symlink
+ % file broken_symlink
+ broken_symlink: broken symbolic link to missing