> Lett leon breedt <bitserf / gmail.com>
> Aihe: Re: Fileutils::copy_entry() won't copy symlinks without dereferencing
> 
> On Mon, 10 Jan 2005 05:12:18 +0900, Andrew Walrond <andrew / walrond.org> wrote:
> > But I cannot get a symlink to copy as a symlink. Example:
> This appears to be a bug.
> 
> In my version of Ruby, File.stat('/some/symlink').file? returns true
> if the symlink points to a file.
> 
> If you look at fileutils.rb, you'll see the case statement in
> CopyContext_#_copy_entry puts the st.file? condition before the
> st.symlink? condition, so st.symlink? will never be true, and
> #_copy_content will always be used.

A fix would be to switch the File#stat to File#lstat, if 
you have access to the source, I suppose.

> Leon

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