This is my
# ls -lA /tmp /private/ lrwxr-xr-x@ 1 root admin 11 Oct 18 18:48 /tmp -> private/tmp /private/: total 0 drwxr-xr-x 121 root wheel 3872 Oct 21 13:27 etc drwxr-xr-x 2 root wheel 64 Aug 24 19:01 tftpboot lrwxr-xr-x@ 1 root wheel 11 Jul 26 2018 tmp -> private/tmp drwxr-xr-x 29 root wheel 928 Oct 21 08:08 var #
This is on macOS 10.15.1 Catalina beta after restoring from a backup made during the early September beta of Catalina 10.15.0. The
tmp file in
/private appears to be a link to
private/tmp, which doesn't exist. If it had a leading
/ it would be a circular reference to itself.
/tmpbe a link to
- (Assuming yes) What should
/private/tmpactually be? A directory?