On Sun, 2017-04-23 at 01:52 +0200, Karmus wrote:
> When saving on top of a symlink, the program follows the symlink and
> creates the file with the destination file name and type extension.
> can be problematic if saving in PNG, and the outcome is JPEG.
You have a symlink
foo.png -> foo.jpg
and then you tell GIMP to export to foo.png, effectively
writing to foo.jpg
GIMP is behaving exactly as it should, the broken symlink
is your own fault.