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Re: /usr/doc and /usr/share/doc on different partitions

On Tue, Oct 19, 1999 at 08:57:55AM -0500, Nathan E Norman wrote:
> On Tue, 19 Oct 1999, Santiago Vila wrote:
>  : On Mon, 18 Oct 1999, Jon K. Hellan wrote:
>  : > As my /usr has grown, /usr/doc and /usr/share/doc has ended up in
>  : > different partitions. Symlinks from /usr/doc to ../share/doc or vice
>  : > versa do not work.


>  : If you mount a filesystem under /usr/share/doc everything should
>  : work just fine. If you have strange symlinks maybe not.
> /usr/share on a separate partition from /usr isn't supported?

It should work just fine if /usr/doc is a partition of its own or
on the /usr partition -- but if /usr/doc is a symlink to somewhere
else, it won't work. eg if you have /usr/doc linked to say
/disk2/doc, but /usr/share is not /disk2/share, it won't work.

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB. CCs of replies on mailing lists are welcome.

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