Subject: Re: Removing /sys [was Re: proposed change to src/etc/Makefile]
To: Jaromir Dolecek <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/19/2002 08:03:43
On Thu, Dec 19, 2002 at 04:53:21PM +0100, Jaromir Dolecek wrote:

 > Why should it be on every installed machine? Why /altroot
 > and (say) /root2 or /aroot?

/altroot was simple the historic name for it.  It's been there ever
since I've been using Unix.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>