[CentOS] Changing the symbolic link for /Centos/5

Johnny Hughes johnny at centos.org
Wed Jun 25 08:48:20 UTC 2008

Robert Moskowitz wrote:
> I do not know the command line for symbolic links.  I created the 
> symbolic link of /Centos/5 to /Centos/5.1 in Nautilus which does not 
> have a method of changing a symbolic link.  Only deleting it and 
> creating a new one.

Not that I know of, I always just delete an recreate it using "rm -f" 
and "ln -s" at the command line.

> Is there a command line to change /Centos/5 to link to /Centos/5.2   ?

I just delete and re-create it

> IMNSHO, anyone that has more than 2 Centos boxes should maintain their 
> own local repo.  Of course it only took me a few years until I got mine 
> up and running!  Just had some challenges walking the talk :)

I agree with this when maintaining more than a couple boxes, certainly 
if maintaining more than 4 or 5 at the same location, especially with 
limited bandwidth.

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