#1638 Issue closed: Check recovery system for broken symlinks

Labels: enhancement, fixed / solved / done

jsmeix opened issue at 2017-12-08 13:45:

that reads (excerpts)

symlinks should be copied as-is into the rescue system
in most cases the symlinks were put in place purposefully
so that we should leave them as there were intended
For the few known cases where this is a problem we should
add extra code to handle it, e.g. /etc/localtime.

... to help with finding such places ... add code
that checks symlinks and reports broken symlinks,
especially if they were not broken in the source system.

This is a follow up of

jsmeix commented at 2018-02-20 09:37:

With https://github.com/rear/rear/pull/1734 merged
I consider this issue to be fixed.

many thanks for the fix!

jsmeix commented at 2018-10-31 16:46:

With https://github.com/rear/rear/pull/1947 merged
missing symlink target detection should now work better.

[Export of Github issue for rear/rear.]