Re: HELP - track deletion of a symbolic link

From: Bodo Eggert (
Date: 06/03/04

Date: Thu, 03 Jun 2004 19:43:54 +0200

Mukesh <> wrote:

> I have a symbolic link defined in our Unix system. But it gets deleted
> everyweek three or more time during the night.

Is it in /tmp? If yes, you'll have to

a) touch it every 12 houres
b) chown it to somebody whos files are kept in /tmp
c) chattr it to immutable (if supported by OS/FS)
d) change the cleanup script to skip this link.


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