Re: fixing slink boot-floppies for sparc
Orion the Hunter <email@example.com> writes:
> Regarding the /dev/mouse symlink problem, I'd say it's better to keep
> the symlink (and bear the work to manage it). In this way applications
> don't have to worry about where the mouse is, whatever platform it's
> running in. True, there aren't that many applications using the moouse
Well, xserver-xsun does (see this bug report 34650, CC'd here). GPM
is another one that uses /dev/mouse by default.
> but why run the risk? After all, one more symlink is not a problem
> (famous last words).
Yes -- I agree. I'll create a /dev/mouse -> /dev/sunmouse link in the
boot floppies, for sparc architectures.
.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>