[Bug 191974] ln(1): |ln -sF| never calls rmdir(2) on target_file == target_dir, only target_dir/basename

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https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=191974

eugen at grosbein.net changed:

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--- Comment #3 from eugen at grosbein.net ---
The flag -F was introduced solely for creating symlinks for directories. Hard
links for a directory is not permitted in FreeBSD, so -s flag is needed
(otherwise, -F is ignored).

One should not use -F for non-directory source, it's meaningless indeed.

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