Deleting Symlink

Roman Neuhauser neuhauser at
Sun Jun 29 20:38:34 PDT 2003

# blueeskimo at / 2003-06-29 12:28:39 -0400:
> On Sun, 2003-06-29 at 12:15, Bryan Cassidy wrote:
> > Hello everyone. I'm using FreeBSD 5.1 and I am trying to delete a symlink from one file to another
> > 
> > (/usr/local/www/data to data-dist and /usr/local/www/cgi-bin to cgi-bin-dist)
> > 
> > I was told when I use portupgrade it will delete my files If I don't delete the symlinks so could
> > someone help me out here
> I've never heard of it DELETING files, but I have heard of it changing
> permissions, and occasionally failing (eg, if there files/folders with
> spaces in the name).


    I've had this happen with the Postfix port smashing my config, and
    remember complaints here about Apache doing similar thing to
    people's websites.

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