Subject: Re: Snapshot report - 29th July/5th August tar_files
To: Paul Kranenburg <>
From: Greg Hudson <ghudson@MIT.EDU>
List: current-users
Date: 08/12/1995 08:52:07
> Please note that it is not really a good idea to copy over a shared
> library that is possibly in use. I usually do the following:
> 	mv /usr/libexec/ /usr/libexec/
> 	mv /usr/libexec/ /usr/libexec/
> 	rm /usr/libexec/

You can significantly reduce the window size with:

	ln /usr/libexec/ /usr/libexec/
	mv /usr/libexec/ /usr/libexec/
	rm /usr/libexec/

This is a standard trick for updating kernels on systems without a
real boot loader.