Re: ITP seahorse
On Wed, May 24, 2000 at 03:01:03PM +0200, J.A. Bezemer wrote:
> > If it's not a stupid idea, can't we have symlinks to the same image
> > with names "US Domestic" and "Non-US", with an explanation that they
> > are the same for anyone who wants to read the explanation?
> No stupid idea, only I suppose that the images won't be organized as
> "parallel" directories, but rather as parallel rsync `modules' (if only due to
> the "diskspace distribution" on cdimage.d.o). Also, symlinks don't show up as
> such on HTTP mirrors, and I heard some (Windoze) FTP clients can't handle them
> (crashing etc.). Add to that the far more complex documentation that people
> don't read anyway, and you'll agree that symlinking isn't exactly the thing
> I'm very excited about.
So would it be disastrous to have two copies of the image then? Or
would it use up far too much space? I simply don't know....
Julian Gilbey, Dept of Maths, QMW, Univ. of London. J.D.Gilbey@qmw.ac.uk
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