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Computer languages C  +
Documentation note User manpage available in HTML format from
Full description 'lndir' makes a shadow copy (todir) of a d'lndir' makes a shadow copy (todir) of a directory tree (fromdir). The shadow is populated with symbolic links pointing at the real files in the fromdir directory tree, not with real files. This is useful for maintaining source code for different machine architectures. You create a shadow directory containing links to the real source (usually mounted from a remote machine). You can build in the shadow tree, and the object files will be in the shadow directory, while the source files in the shadow directory are just symlinks to the real files. If you update the source, you need not propagate the change to the other architectures by hand, since all source in all shadow directories are symlinks to the real thing: just cd to the shadow directory and recompile. cd to the shadow directory and recompile.
Homepage URL  +
Interface command-line  +
Is GNU false  +
Keywords directory  + , tree  + , symlink  + , shadow  + , symbolic link  + , fromdir  + , todir  +
Last review by Janet Casey +
Last review date 7 January 2008  +
License GPLv2 +
License verified by Janet Casey  +
License verified date 8 June 2004  +
Name lndir  +
Real name Salvatore Valente  +
Related projects Cleanlinks + , Ln local + , Tree +
Resource URL  +
Resource audience Bug Tracking  + , Developer  + , Support  +
Resource kind E-mail  +
Revisionid 2,662  +
Revisiontimestamp 12 April 2011 08:24:04  +
Revisionuser User:WikiSysop +
Role Maintainer  +
Short description Creates a shadow directory of symbolic links to another directory tree  +
Submitted by Database conversion +
Submitted date 1 April 2011  +
System-administration configuration  +
Use system-administration  +
User level none  +
Version comment 1.0 stable released 1996-06-30
Version date 30 June 1996  +
Version download  +
Version identifier 1.0  +
Version status stable  +
Has queryThis property is a special property in this wiki. Lndir + , Lndir + , Lndir + , Lndir + , Lndir + , Lndir + , Lndir + , Lndir + , Lndir +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 4 January 2014 04:27:40  +
Page has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki. Entry  +
Has subobjectThis property is a special property in this wiki. Lndir + , Lndir + , Lndir +
EmailThis property is a special property in this wiki.  +
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