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From bode...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r935067 - /ant/core/trunk/docs/manual/OptionalTasks/symlink.html
Date Fri, 16 Apr 2010 20:09:48 GMT
Author: bodewig
Date: Fri Apr 16 20:09:48 2010
New Revision: 935067

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=935067&view=rev
Log:
document that symlink's link attribute is not resolved against basedir

Modified:
    ant/core/trunk/docs/manual/OptionalTasks/symlink.html

Modified: ant/core/trunk/docs/manual/OptionalTasks/symlink.html
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/ant/core/trunk/docs/manual/OptionalTasks/symlink.html?rev=935067&r1=935066&r2=935067&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- ant/core/trunk/docs/manual/OptionalTasks/symlink.html (original)
+++ ant/core/trunk/docs/manual/OptionalTasks/symlink.html Fri Apr 16 20:09:48 2010
@@ -48,7 +48,13 @@ set of links to record, or a set of prop
   </tr>
   <tr>
     <td valign="top">link</td>
-    <td valign="top">The name of the link to be created or deleted.</td>
+    <td valign="top">The name of the link to be created or deleted.<br/>
+      <b>Note</b> this attribute is resolved against the current
+      working directory rather than the project's basedir for
+      historical reasons.  It is recommended you always use an
+      absolute path or a path like <code>${basedir}/some-path</code>
+      as its value.
+    </td>
     <td valign="center" align="center" >required for 
     action="single" or "delete". Ignored in other actions.</td>
   </tr>



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