[Baypiggies] Unlinking symlinks
keith at dartworks.biz
Fri Apr 30 22:52:14 CEST 2010
=== On Fri, 04/30, Glen Jarvis wrote: ===
> Is os.unlink() guaranteed to touch the symlink only? Also,
> semantically, is this "unlinking" a hard unlinking and therefore the
> same as remove (i.e., which would be easier for someone who is
> reading the code to understand/yet still be accurate).
That is just wrapper for the unlink stdlib function.
man 2 unlink says:
If the name referred to a symbolic link the link is removed.
You can also do a little test to verify it.
-- Keith Dart
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