Subject: Re:
To: None <>
From: Mike Wlodarczyk <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/26/2002 08:39:19
In article <> you wrote:
> On Mon, 26 Aug 2002 16:20:39 +1000
> Luke Mewburn <> 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 ?
Mike Wlodarczyk