Subject: Re: an emulation environment dilema...
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From: Greg A. Woods <email@example.com>
Date: 10/22/1998 22:18:30
[ On Thu, October 22, 1998 at 18:47:42 (-0700), Jonathan Stone wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: an emulation environment dilema...
> Did you already try using a symlink that contains the
> absolute pathname:
> bin -> /emul/sunos/usr/bin
> in /emul/sunos/? Did it work?
Yes, but it didn't work.
Neither did making /emul/sunos/bin a real directory and
/emul/sunos/bin/arch a hard link to /emul/sunos/usr/bin/arch.
I also tried making the /emul symlink into an absolue pathname, but that
didn't work either.
Lastly I found there was enough room on my root partition for all of
/emul, so I moved it all there and thus eliminated every symlink and
still it did not work.
I think the maual page is actually correct and that in fact there is no
attempt to try prefixing with /emul/sunos any absolute filenames used by
I'll leave someone else to dive into the code though -- I'm not at all
familiar with the emulation stuff.... Should I send-pr it (if there's
not already something similar in the PR db) though?
Greg A. Woods
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