[OpenAFS-devel] openafs cell and contrib area?
13 Dec 2000 23:23:52 -0500
Symlinks shouldn't use the shortcut. Shortcuts are for typing,
not for symlinking. Anyone using shortcuts in symlinks should
Love <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Derek Atkins <warlord@MIT.EDU> writes:
> > The point of shortcuts is only for local (user) convenience, and you
> > don't lose the global namespace. For example, you could have
> > /afs/athena -> athena.mit.edu, /afs/sipb -> sipb.mit.edu, /afs/andrew
> > -> andrew.cmu.edu, etc. The canonical namespace is still the same,
> > but local users can still have the convenience of short names.
> > Obviously, "pwd" would give the long name.
> Even built in pwd in the shells ?
> > If you don't like shortcuts, you don't have to use them. :)
> Of course I have to use them, as soon as I hit a symlink that uses the
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