Re: Symlink indirection

From: Andrew Walrond (
Date: Fri Dec 13 2002 - 11:48:45 EST


Sorry for being dense, but what do you mean by 'bindings' ? Hard links?


> Frankly, all cases when I had seen the nested symlink farms of that
> depth would be better served by use of bindings - these are not subject
> to any limits on nesting and avoid a lot of PITA inherent to symlink
> farms. To put it another way, nested symlink farms grow from attempts
> to work around the lack of bindings. It's not that you need to replace
> all symlinks with bindings, of course - the crown of the tree is usually
> OK, it's the trunk that acts as source of pain.

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