links vs real directories

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at
Mon Mar 16 11:02:21 PDT 2009

> drwxr-xr-x  4 master  master   512 Mar 16 11:06 db
> etc...
> So, I guess a link is NOT exactly equivalent to a directory. At least not the 
> way I am doing it.
> I'm guessing I'm making a real newbie mistake, so if anyone can set me 
> straight, I'd appreciate it.

IMHO you did everything properly, this program must actually check if it's 

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