linux emulation: "/ " resolves to real root dir; why ?
howells at kde.org
Fri Oct 22 04:22:34 PDT 2004
On Friday 22 October 2004 12:18, Konrad Heuer wrote:
> Linux binaries often need to access files outside the emulation directory
> tree, just think of data files in the user's homes when running
> applications like acroread, linux-mozilla, staroffice etc. So you
> absolutely need to break out.
Yes. For example, on amd64, currently the only way to run openoffice is by
running the linux32 version through the compat layer. And it is nice to open
and save the documents in my home directory....
Cheers, Chris Howells -- chris at chrishowells.co.uk, howells at kde.org
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