[tor-bugs] #2525 [Tor bundles/installation]: start-tor-browser script doesn't work when symlinked

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#2525: start-tor-browser script doesn't work when symlinked
 Reporter:  StFS                      |          Owner:  rransom         
     Type:  defect                    |         Status:  assigned        
 Priority:  normal                    |      Milestone:                  
Component:  Tor bundles/installation  |        Version:  Tor: unspecified
 Keywords:                            |         Parent:                  
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Changes (by rransom):

  * status:  needs_review => assigned
  * owner:  erinn => rransom


 Replying to [comment:3 rransom]:
 > See
 fixes-2011-08-23-01-master] (in particular,
 commit 7bf12712a8aa2556fdb023c69bbf51d727a17b90]) (on #2824) for a fix for
 this issue.

 That doesn't fix it.  I only tested the fix with an absolute symlink; it
 won't handle relative symlinks properly.  On the other hand, it's not
 (much) worse than the current situation.

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/2525#comment:4>
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