[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: directory structure

Eric Delaunay <delaunay@lix.polytechnique.fr> writes:

> > This is interesting -- would be good to do.  I'm not sure symlinks are
> > safe to use, however.  I guess they are -- I think we want to avoid
> > symlinks for the i386 version, however (since they aren't represented
> > well in DOS, i.e., for people installing from DOS).

> Not a problem when using RR extensions but I'm pretty sure they are not seemed
> under DOS (they appear only in RR records).  So we could use hardlinks
> instead.  mkisofs is handling them quite well (no duplicates).

Well -- you can't hardlink directories, unfortunately.  

Since this is for sparc, it doesn't really matter, does it?  I'm
trying to think of reasonable cases where sparc symlinks would get
munged by DOS limitations...

.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>

Reply to: