Subject: Re: link(1) - when did it disappear?
To: None <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 07/18/1999 10:00:09
On Sun, 18 Jul 1999, Lucio De Re wrote:

: I know that symbolic links are preferred, but they won't work (if I understand
: this correctly) for distinct, remote-mounted rootfs's, and hard linking each
: file seems an absurd waste of i-nodes.

What about NFS-mounting the subdirectory as well as the root partition?
I've mounted distinct / and shared /usr for ages in this fashion.

-- Todd Vierling (
ple, then it is a simple 5 line program. 25 > with proper error checking and formatting. :) 140 lines with copyright :(:(:(