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find-links

Find symlinks within a directory tree

Lists all symbolic links that could be potentially problematic with regard to security or backup:

deep: links that point to other links (possible loops) loop: links whose real paths are links too (loops) crosstree: links that point to paths outside the tree (relative or absolute) absolute: links that point to absolute paths void: links that point to non-existent paths

Alpha grade software!

Tested with Python 2.7.6 on Ubuntu 14.04. Does not work with Python versions below 2.7.

Installation

pip install --user .

Usage

find-links -h

Tests

Just execute ./run-tests.sh in the distribution directory