Re: symlink farm
On Tue, 2 Feb 1999, Steve McIntyre wrote:
I will be looking after a parish in Oamaru (about 150 km north of
here) half-time and my time will be limited. However, time permitting I
will try the patch in the next few days. This machine will be going with
me - my travelling computer in normally a 286.
Source is now on two partitions - need a 8 gig drive!! (Next year 2?)
> On Mon, 1 Feb 1999, Steve McIntyre wrote:
> >>Found the problem, and fixed it for me, but is there a generic solution?
> >>Centres round line 536 in slink_cd, cp -dpRPl $file .....
> >>The symlinks of the mirror must match $file, otherwise slink_cd creates a
> >>directory rather than a symlink to the directory on the other partition.
> >Ah, OK. My own testing didn't spot this because I was still sym-linking
> >into a single large mirrored tree. I'm having a look now.
> OK, I _think_ that simply changing the line
> cp -dpRs $MIRROR/dists ...
> cp -pRs $MIRROR/dists
> should fix things. I've tested it locally with a more convoluted set of
> sym-links and all seems OK. It'll be in 1.05 tonight.
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