Changes to source guidelines
Date: Tue, 12 Apr 94 07:17 PDT
From: "James A. Robinson" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Why???? The only real benefit of symbolic links is that they can be used
> between files on different file systems. Will the really be any systems
> with files in the same directory on different file systems? So-called
> hard links can be smaller and quicker, and they *never* point off into
> empty file space, so why not use them?
I would think that with the change it reads:
Please do not create symbolic links in the manual page directories;
use hard links instead.
Actually, it really doesn't matter. Either way is fine. I'll remove
the statement from the guidelines.
Ian Murdock <email@example.com>