Bug#224366: Relative links vs. symlinks.
On Mon, Dec 22, 2003 at 04:31:26AM -0800, Jeff Bailey wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 22, 2003 at 12:58:07AM -0500, Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
> > > Erm, really? That bit me so many times when working with chroots to do
> > > bug reporting - I used to run a script over it to turn them into
> > > relative symlinks. Policy isn't terribly clear, which is why I've
> > > called it wishlist.
> > >
> > > What have I missed?
> > Debian policy?
> > 10.5. Symbolic links
> > --------------------
> 8< (snip)
> Blech. I had looked in the shared library section and hadn't seen
> I've added this back to my todo list, then. Do you know if a
> --with-sysroot'd gcc/binutils will do the right thing with a mounted
> partition that does this?
Almost certainly not.
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