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Old 07-16-2011, 11:32 AM   #1
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Smile warning with search by find

I mount two ntfs partitions under my Slackware
when i process a search via "find" it give me the following when reach /win directory
find: warning: not following the symbolic link '/win/C/Document and settings'
i want to know what is going on and the solution
Old 07-16-2011, 02:41 PM   #2
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Hi -

It's just a warning.

You might try "-L".

You should also check:

* Does '/win/C/Document and settings' exist?
* Is it a symbolic link?
* Does it actually point to anything (or is the link broken)?
Old 07-16-2011, 03:07 PM   #3
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ya it exist and ,and i did not make any symbolic links i just mounted the windows partition and it brings this warning for every file in the partition not only this directory, i mean i get a long list of this warning messages for every directory in " /win/C "


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