Unfortunate dynamic linking for everything

boyd, rounin boyd at insultant.net
Thu Nov 20 19:40:33 PST 2003


From: "Bruce M Simpson" <bms at spc.org>
> During my time in an investment bank, installations were usually hosed
> in this way by human error (systems administrators removing a file by
> accident, etc) ...

yup, it's rare i've seen flakey h/w.  but i do remember one sysadmin
(when i was a contract sysadmin) who on day 2 chown'd the whole
source tree to himself on a development m/c.  ugly.  there were
backups but 'that would be too costly [in time]' to do a clean restore.



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