Re: Relative symbolic links to standard places
email@example.com (Shawn Asmussen) wrote on 18.02.96 in <Pine.BSD/.3.91.960218033319.13231Afirstname.lastname@example.org>:
> Wouldn't it save a lot of problems if you simply mounted seperate
> partitions on /usr/lib and /usr/src, instead of mounting them somewhere
> else and pointing links to them? Then the relative links should point to
The problem is probably that he has moved both to one partition, not two.
It's a setup I've used myself, long ago, in Slackware times.
And yes, it sure breaks relative symlinks something awful. There doesn't
seem to be a way to keep them working with this kind of setup.
> the correct places, right? If for some reason you can't or don't want to
> do this, I belive there is a package out there in misc called symlinks
> that helps you track down and manage links on your system.
Recommended. Wish I had had that back then.