Subject: Re: kern/1781: 'magic' symbolic link expansion
To: None <cgd@NetBSD.ORG, gnats-bugs@NetBSD.ORG,>
From: Wolfgang Solfrank <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 11/23/1995 17:47:33
> The CD-ROM issue might be handled by using the special name feature in
> the Rock Ridge specification which allows for a component of a symlink
> target pathname to be replaced by the "hostname".
> (RRIP also a neat construct for volume-relative symlinks that magically
> point to some path rooted at the CD-ROM moint point)

Note that these two features were deleted from the RRIP specification when
it got to be the IEEE P1282 draft.
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