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I have a project stored at /website. There is a hidden folder inside of it called .modman which contains a folder named test

content of /website/.modman/test:

foo/index.html
bar/test/index.html

Is there a way to symlink the content of /website/.modman/test/ to /website/ so that the new structure will look like this:

/website/foo/index.html
/website/bar/test/index.html

? I tried it with modman-php, but it fails to create a symlink.

  • Just use the standard mklink /d command (NB you'll need to use back-slashes as directory path separators). – AFH Sep 15 '18 at 14:43
  • How would the exact command look like in my above example? – Black Sep 15 '18 at 14:46
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    Off the top of my head, mklink /d \website\foo \website\test\foo and similar for bar. Type mklink /? for more information. – AFH Sep 15 '18 at 14:51
  • Thanks! This looks like a lot of work on big projects though. Is there a simpler way, maybe a function? – Black Sep 15 '18 at 15:00
  • I don't know what you are trying to achieve: if you are trying to make it appear that your test site is live, simply set up /website as the appropriate alias in your web server. This may be an X-Y problem. – AFH Sep 15 '18 at 15:10

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