Re: over 30000 bugs in our archive (!)
On Mon, Feb 09, 1998 at 03:05:48PM -0800, Joey Hess wrote:
> In certain cases, however, relative links may cause more problems. For
> example, links into top level directories such as `/etc' and `/var'
> should be absolute.
It's not the links into the top level directories, but the links _out of_
top level directories that is the problem: a relative link to something in /
would have the same problem.
And links from /usr/local to /usr are likely to cause problems too, though
they're in the same top level directory.
I would say, absolute links should be used for anything likely to be in a
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