Subject: Re: kern/1781: 'magic' symbolic link expansion
To: None <netbsd-bugs@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Ty Sarna <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 11/24/1995 03:58:42
In article <>,
Peter Seebach  <> wrote:
> So, at that point, why not have a second floppy, which is a root filesystem,
> and which has the smarts to build a link farm?  It only needs one link -

Think about that for a second. What's going to contain the smarts? A
binary? we'd have to have fat binaries then, which is a lot "heavier"
than magic symlinks. Or were you going to have a shall script? Bzzzt...
then you have to have fat binaries or magic symlinks to get the right
/bin/sh anyway.