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NFS mounting a directory of symbolic links to other directories

From: discuss-bounces-mNDKBlG2WHs at [discuss-bounces-mNDKBlG2WHs at] On Behalf Of Jerry Feldman [gaf-mNDKBlG2WHs at]

> First a symbolic link is nothing more than a file containing 
> a path. If that path is valid the link works, if it is not, it doesn't. 
> So, if on a remote system, the target is mounted at a different 
> point the link will not be valid.

A symlink stores that path within the inode; it doesn't use any data blocks. 

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