Bug#474980: Netrw's handling of symlinked directories

James Vega jamessan at debian.org
Sun May 4 07:00:11 UTC 2008

Sorry for the extra noise, but I downloaded v125f after sending this
mail and wanted to give updated information.

On Sun, May 04, 2008 at 02:32:55AM -0400, James Vega wrote:
> Netrw gets confused with symlinks to directories and the listing of
> files under such a symlinked directory.  Here's a quick example to
> demonstrate the problem:
>   $ mkdir directory
>   $ touch directory/file
>   $ ln -s directory link
>   $ vim .
> Netrw displays:
>   directory/
>   link/


> Browse to directory/ and there is:
>   file
> Browse to link/ and there is:
>   file@

Aside from the change in the top-level listing, the rest is the same.
So, the symlink is now being displayed correctly, but the file displayed
after navigating through a symlink is incorrectly showing up as a
symlink too.

GPG Key: 1024D/61326D40 2003-09-02 James Vega <jamessan at debian.org>
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