Subject: Re: HEADS UP: migration to fully dynamic linked "base" system
To: Andrew Brown <>
From: Hisashi T Fujinaka <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/26/2002 16:40:43
Deleting is a very common trick of the Solaris newbie with root. I'd
forgotten about that one.

Thanks for reminding me of bad memories.

On Mon, 26 Aug 2002, Andrew Brown wrote:

> >>sounds like that might have been another good candidate for solaris's
> >>/usr/sbin/static tools.  my solaris 8 machine has cp, ln, mv, rcp, and
> >>tar in there.
> >
> >But only if you can mount /usr.
> very true, but in the event that you have lost or some other
> crucial shared bobbin (yes, i did this once -- please let's not go
> into the how and why of it), you can use these tools to get it back.
> almost.
> chmod would be very good there, as would mknod (as previously noted),
> and mkdir.  after all, what good does it do you to be able to copy
> something from somewhere if you can't make the directory it needs to
> live in and reset the permissions to what they need to be.
> i hate booting from cds.

Hisashi T Fujinaka -
BSEE (6/86) + BSChem (3/95) + BAEnglish (8/95) + $2.50 = mocha latte