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I'm trying to change the directories of a symbolic link.

ln -s /usr/local/mysql-cluster-gpl-7.1.5-linux-i686-glibc23 /usr/local/mysql

When I type command cd /usr/local/mysql it is giving me error

root@lucky:cd /usr/local/mysql
bash: cd: mysql: No such file or directory

and my ls output is

root@lucky:~# ls -la /usr/local/

drwxr-xr-x  6 root   root        4096 Dec 15 16:22 lib
lrwxrwxrwx  1 root   root           9 Nov 12 10:18 man -> share/man
lrwxrwxrwx  1 root  root         45 Apr 25 14:27 mysql -> mysql-cluster-gpl-7.3.3-    linux-glibc2.5-x86_64
drwxr-xr-x 13 root   root        4096 Apr 25 17:35 mysql-cluster-gpl-7.3.5-linux-    glibc2.5-x86_64
-rw-------  1 root  root  470438560 Apr 25 14:24 mysql-cluster-gpl-7.3.5-linux-    glibc2.5-x86_64.tar.gz
drwxr-xr-x  2 root   root        4096 Aug 20  2013 sbin

Can any one help me please?

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Doesn't look like a standard cd to me....what is '-su:' ? –  mdpc Apr 26 at 5:10
    
it is error ..... -su: cd: mysql: No such file or directory –  Amit Dubey Apr 26 at 5:13
    
ok....but if you did a standard cd on a command line you are not going to see "-su:"....SOOOOO what is the actual command line you used? –  mdpc Apr 26 at 5:14
    
cd /usr/local/mysql –  Amit Dubey Apr 26 at 5:15
    
Maybe cd is an alias? –  Barmar Apr 26 at 6:06

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Your Symlink is incorrect.

Your symlink for mysql goes to "mysql-cluster-gpl-7.3.3-" but the version of mysql-cluster is mysql-cluster-gpl-7.3.5-linux- (not 7.3.5 vs 7.3.3)

Try RM the symlink and recreate it.

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thanks .. @davidgo –  Amit Dubey Apr 26 at 6:47
    
Even stranger, the ln -s command refers to 7.1.5. How did the symlink end up pointing to a different file? –  Barmar Apr 26 at 18:02

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