That did the trick! Thanks Mark.
>Did you make symbolic links or use the Finder's own Mac alias mechanism?
>If it was the latter then it creates rather strange files that normal
>unix commands can't cope with. If you try using symbolic links instead
>(using "ln -s") then everything should work fine. I suspect that it is this
>if you are only having the problem on a Mac.
>Glad to hear that the other problem is resolved (or non-existent!)
>All the best,