Subject: Re: "Unix" convention?
To: Michael Parson <>
From: David Laight <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 09/02/2005 19:55:18
On Fri, Sep 02, 2005 at 09:21:18AM -0500, Michael Parson wrote:
> Some people do this by mounting everything under /.vol01, /.vol02, etc,
> then making symbolic links pointing to these mount where they want them:

Better is to put all of the mount points in a subdirectory of / (eg /mnt).
This is useful because, in some conditions, getcwd() has to stat all the
entries in a directory.  If one of the entries is a nfs mount point and
the target machine is slow or inaccessible then the getcwd() call will


David Laight: