[OpenAFS] Pro's & Con's of /usr/local on AFS....

Steve Roseman sgr0@Lehigh.EDU
Wed, 27 Oct 2004 11:26:58 -0400

Todd M. Lewis wrote:

> Jim Rees wrote:
>>   '/afs/isis' is a symbolic link, leading to a mount point for   
>> volume 'root.cell'.
>> So you broke one of the most important features of afs, the global name
>> space.  Why?
> 'Cause we're stupid? 'Cause I didn't want to make an already too long 
> message even longer?

'Cause you followed the documentation?

3. (Optional) Create a symbolic link to a shortened cell name, to reduce 
the length of pathnames for users in the local cell. For example, in the 
abc.com cell, /afs/abc is a link to /afs/abc.com.


Stephen G. Roseman
Lehigh University