Our hosting provider does not allow
ssh-access (because security), but lets us upload files and manipulate directories via
sftp. (The only other choice is through "cpanel").
sftp is good enough to allow creating the symbolic links, but not good enough to properly list them. For example:
sftp> symlink 500 rwu sftp> ls -l lrwxrwxrwx 1 foo bar 3 May 22 16:27 rwu
That is, I can see the fact that "
rwu" is a symlink, but I can not see to what. At least, not by default. Is there some "hidden" option to the entire
sftp-client or its
ls-command, that would list symlinks properly -- the way the real