Subject: Re: man links: hard/symbolic
To: NetBSD Userlevel Technical Discussion List <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Andrew Brown <email@example.com>
Date: 04/23/1999 16:55:47
>> I'd like to propose a switch to symlinks by default, possibly for 1.4 but
>> I'm not holding my breath on that.
>I think I'd prefer to keep the hard links. Either that or "go back" to
>using ".so" instead of any kind of links. It's awfully hard to screw up
>anything with ".so" copies if you suddenly want to give a particular
>copy its own unique text at some point.
the only problem here is that a .so link to another man page that's
compressed (the target, not the link itself) doesn't seem to work. i,
at the very least, get interesting garbage.
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