Subject: Re: kern/1781: 'magic' symbolic link expansion
To: None <cgd@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Neil J. McRae <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/23/1995 22:13:17
> 	Expansion of 'special' strings in symlinks into system-specific
> 	values is a very useful feature in some situations, like:
> 		(1) when booting diskless clients (to help find various
> 		    configuration files, etc., when sharing the same
> 		    root partition), and
> 		(2) when trying to mount root from a CD-ROM that
> 		    contains binaries for several architectures.

Yes! Yes! Yes!

Neil J. McRae.                                            Demon Internet
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