[OT] Josh's secret

justin justin at justinhileman.info
Fri Jul 13 14:33:15 MDT 2012


On Fri, Jul 13, 2012 at 1:30 PM, Kenneth Burgener
<kenneth at mail1.ttak.org> wrote:
> justin wrote:
>>  Related: A while back I taught a former boss — who started his career
>>  as a *nix sysadmin some 15+ years ago — that you can do the same thing
>>  with symlinks:
>>
>>      ln -s /path/to/something .
>
>
>
> So much extra typing, why not drop the '.' and do just:
>
>      ln -s /path/to/something
>
> Fight the oppression, save the bits!   :-)
>
>

IIRC that one's not as portable? Mebbe the BSDs don't do it right? I
don't remember :)

--j


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