Subject: Re: /var/cron -> /etc/cron
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: None <email@example.com>
Date: 04/15/1999 01:09:35
In message <19990415014301.D19890@noc.untraceable.net>, Andrew Brown writes:
>>Anyway; I thought I'd inject yet another random thought into the mix. Has
>>anyone ever suggested making symbolic links to environment variables?
>>Something to think about.
(Actually, yes, people have asked about this before, as well as symlinks
with interpolation by host type, etc etc etc)
>well...actually...i did at one point add bin to my path. just bin,
>all by itself. no slashes. because then i could put commands in a
>subdir of somewhere i wanted to a specific thing (so they weren't
>providing extra visual clutter) and also not have . in my path.
Hmm. That's actually fairly clever; if I could tell my shell "use this
path only if the directory named is only writable by me", sure... ;-)