Subject: Re: Idea: /emul -> /usr/local/emul?
To: Scott Telford <>
From: None <chammer@HRZ.Uni-Bielefeld.DE>
List: current-users
Date: 05/07/1997 13:50:23
> Wouldn't it be a good idea to make /emul in the standard distribution a
> symlink to, say, /usr/local/emul? IMHO, there doesn't seem to be much
> reason for it to be in the root filesystem (other than giving a nice
> short path), and if you've installed the full set of Linux shared
> libraries, it adds quite a few megabytes to your root which don't really
> need to be there.

I don't care about it. I mount linux via ext2fs and there it looks nicer
to mount it to /emul/linux than a long path.

Mounting linux via ext2fs has beside others the advantage that you 
can easy test if your shared libraries work by just booting of it.

Carsten Hammer  Schwindstr. 7 33615 Bielefeld
Fakultaet fuer Physik          D4-139