How to create alias for a sub-folder to point to the parent folder?
I need to make a folder with name
./public/sop behave like it is
ln -s ./public/ ./public/sop and there were no errors. But it doesn’t work.
ls ./public/sop does not show the other files/folders in the
./public folder. It shows just one line:
lrwxrwxrwx 1 pi pi 9 Nov 20 13:06 public/sop -> ./public/
And an attempt to
ls ./public/sop/test.txt, where
test.txt is an existing file in
No such file or directory.
How can I achieve what I need?
For this, you can use just
. as the link target:
ln -s . ./public/sop
./public/sop is effectively
./public/., which is just
You can see this in action in the Ubuntu repositories, where
ubuntu is a link to
., so going to
http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ubuntu/ubuntu/whatever is effectively the same as