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Authored by: jralls on Dec 13, '05 09:55:25AM

Furthermore, it only works if the disks on the two machines have different names -- which means that the default name (Macintosh HD) must be overridden on at least one of them. Otherwise, the local system's disk is /Volumes/Macintosh HD and the remote system's is
/Volumes/Macintosh HD-1 -- so the link trick wouldn't work.

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Alias it!
Authored by: murali1080 on Dec 13, '05 03:33:26PM

If you replace the symbolic link with an alias, either through GUI or through OSXUtils on the CLI, it should work even with the example cited above where one volume becomes 'Machintosh HD 1.'

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Alias it!
Authored by: Bobson on Dec 26, '05 10:05:42PM

I believe that aliases can't be followed from the command line, which kindof defeats the point of worrying about symbolic links. If you never use the command line, aliases are all you need, and you don't need to worry about where your symbolic links point. If you do, then aliases don't cut it.

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