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Re: whence defect?
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- From: Bart Schaefer <schaefer@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- To: Ray Andrews <rayandrews@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: whence defect?
- Date: Wed, 28 Mar 2018 08:53:28 -0700
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On Wed, Mar 28, 2018 at 6:06 AM, Ray Andrews <rayandrews@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> /bin $ whence -aS zsh
> /usr/local/bin/zsh -> /aWorking/Bin/zsh5.3
> /usr/bin/zsh -> /aWorking/Bin/zsh5.3
> /bin/zsh -> /aWorking/Bin/zsh5.3
> /bin $
> Can that be right? I'd probably prefer that the duplicate find of /bin/zsh
> was detected (current directory and '/bin' explicitly) and removed
That'd get very strange to keep track of, given that "." could appear
anywhere in the path, including at the end. You did ask (-a) for ALL
> perhaps noted, but if it is to show up twice why would the 'dot' version not
> show that it's a link as the explicit entry does?
Hmm. The code to print whether a command is a symbolic link is using
zsh's internal symlink-chasing routine, but that method only works for
file names starting with "/".
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