Absolute symlinks hell!!
paul at city-fan.org
Wed Nov 17 08:40:03 UTC 2004
On Wed, 2004-11-17 at 08:04 +0100, Michael Schwendt wrote:
> On Tue, 16 Nov 2004 23:44:35 +0000, Robin Atwood wrote:
> > > Does the installer give an example of an absolute link that it's
> > > complaining about?
> > Hmmm, so much for that theory. It actually complains about:
> > [root at opal root]# ls -l /usr/tmp
> > lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 8 Jun 21 20:22 /usr/tmp -> /var/tmp
> > [root at opal root]# ls -al /var/tmp
> > total 2434
> > drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 1024 Nov 16 18:17 .
> > drwxr-xr-x 19 root root 1024 Jun 6 17:31 ..
> > which looks quite kosher to me. Any ideas what's throwing it?
> Apart from wrong permissions, what do you get if you make /usr/tmp a
> relative link to ../var/tmp?
That should be OK since that's how the filesystem gets set up by
Paul Howarth <paul at city-fan.org>
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