Re: On persistency in newer live-boot
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On 04/09/2012 02:58 PM, anonym wrote:
>> and keeping home-sn and live-sn for live-boot 3.x for backwards
>> compatiblity with 2.x (and removing it in 4.x).
> I assume the same goes for home-rw backwards-compatibility?
>> [...] i didn't really understand: why is that in the example of
>> linkfiles in the manpage of live.persist, the /home/user2/.ssh
>> directory is created and its content symlinked, rather than the
>> directory as a whole being symlinked? [...]
> The point of this option is to make only certain *non-directory*
> *files* persistent, namely exactly those the user puts in the
> source directory on the persistent media. If directories also were
> symlinked, any files created inside such a directory after
> persistence is activated would be made persistent (i.e. added to
> the source directory), and it's precisely this situation this
> option is meant to avoid.
i see, didn't though of that. and if i'd wanted to put an entire
directory, i'd use bind, silly me. thanks for the explanation.
Address: Daniel Baumann, Donnerbuehlweg 3, CH-3012 Bern
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