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Re: Reviewing data in the debian-cd packages

On Tue, Sep 16, 2008 at 08:13:11AM +0200, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:

> AmigaOS has 2 choices for paths:

Basically 3 choices: 

>   - paths involving the device name (which may depend on the driver)
>   - paths involving the volume name (the label)

- paths involving an assign name (assign cd0: cdrom: or so)

Assigns a nice way to shorten path names as you can assign some sort of
"drive letter" to paths and can even add multiple paths to that assignment
to expand the search path like in "assign c: sys:c" && "assign c: work:c
This was for example used to access installation of apps. Instead of
work:apps/graphics/3D_Animation/Imagine you just accessed the application by
its assign name called Imagine: for example. When you moved the application
later, you just needed to update the assign line in the User-Startup config. 
Geeeez... good ol' times... :)

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