To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Mike Wlodarczyk <email@example.com>
Date: 08/26/2002 08:39:19
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org> you wrote:
> On Mon, 26 Aug 2002 16:20:39 +1000
> Luke Mewburn <email@example.com> wrote:
>> The user visible changes of this include:
>> + /rescue/* recovery tools provided. These are a statically linked
>> crunchgen(1)-ed copy of the program in /bin, /sbin, and a few
>> others, to allow you to recover a system in the same manner that
>> you can with today's statically linked /bin and /sbin.
> According to hier(7), maybe rescue tools should go in /altroot? Currently, I
> can see no use for it, afaik...
Actually, hier(7) also has
/stand/ programs used in a standalone environment
The rescue environment certainly seems standalone to me. And since
/stand is already there and empty, why was a new directory invented ?