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Re: PATCH: Bugs in brp-compress and brp-sparc64-linux



On Mon, Mar 25, 2002 at 01:26:27AM +0000, Bill Crawford wrote:
> On Sun, 24 Mar 2002, Andreas Gruenbacher wrote:
> > The proposed alternative commands `ls -l | sed -e 's/.* -> //'' are still
> > more robust as they don't depend on the locale.
> 
>  Won't that break if you have a link target with " -> " embedded in it?
> 
>  I think the real answer is something like "readlink" from the tetex
> distro.  I had the same problem with the "netscape" script and the
> lauch script from the Unreal Tournament install.

What about the file command?

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