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Sysvinit and System.map (Was: dangling symlink System.map)

Santiago Vila Doncel writes:
 > I have just installed a fresh system from scratch using the latest boot
 > floppies. At the end, I had a dangling symlink:
 > System.map -> boot/System.map-
 > pointing to nowhere. No idea how this happened.

Don't know either. But it's been some time I wonder why this link
isn't updated on boot to point to "boot/System.map-`uname -r`", or
suppress the link and issue a warning if the latter is absent. This
would ensure correctness, I think.

Is there a good reason not to do so ?
Yann Dirson

e-mail: dirson@univ-mlv.fr

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