On Apr 27, 2007, at 11:45 PM, Daniel Berger wrote:

> On Apr 27, 7:57 am, John Joyce <dangerwillrobinsondan... / gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Do File#size and File#size? follow links?
>> It would certainly appear to be so, but docs don't say.
>> Don't symlinks have a size of some sort of their own?
>> Kind of confused by this. (Hard links are a bit more of a mind-bender
>> at times. I'm afraid to create or use them for fear of black holes. )
>
> Yes, it follows links. If you want to report on the size of the link
> itself, use File.lstat('link').size.
>
> Regards,
>
> Dan
>
>
Thanks, Dan!