Subject: Re: Another changer, another changer problem
To: NetBSD-current Discussion List <>
From: Giles Lean <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/03/1998 13:06:11
On Fri, 2 Oct 1998 22:26:30 -0400 (EDT)  Greg A. Woods wrote:

> "instance number" what the heck kind of stupid idea is that????

A stupid idea to avoid the stupid and ugly symlink farm idea that
Solaris used.

There *has* to be a better answer for this stuff.  We're in agreement
that there are two *bad* ways of doing it implemented in the world

I'll shut up now but hope that someone comes up with a neat idea
for NetBSD.  Maybe then we'll convince the vendors to use it too.  :-)