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Searching for tags across SymbolicLinks #488
It seems, upon testing, that searching for tagged pages does not work across SymbolicLinks. Upon looking at the code, this seems to be deliberate, but I could not find a reference to it in any documentation.
Please confirm if this is correctly observed on my part, and whether it is deliberate or a bug.
This check has been in there for years. Based on other parts of the code (such as SymbolicPage.java), the code was initially quite restrictive when it comes to the use of symbolic links. This is mainly due to the risk for cyclic dependencies. Last release we had a problem with symlinks in conjunction with breadcrumbs (#454) where it was not possible to reference symbolic page under symbolic pages (well, you could navigate there, but the path became different).
What we really need is a way to prevent cyclic dependencies.