cvs commit: doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/desktop
chapter.sgml doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/linuxemu chapter.sgml
Alexander at Leidinger.net
Sun Dec 11 14:24:22 UTC 2011
On Sat, 10 Dec 2011 15:29:38 -0600 Nathan Whitehorn
<nwhitehorn at freebsd.org> wrote:
> On 12/10/11 15:06, Manolis Kiagias wrote:
> > On 10/12/2011 10:40 μμ, Alexander Leidinger wrote:
> >> On Wed, 7 Dec 2011 21:32:06 +0000 (UTC) Manolis Kiagias
> >> <manolis at FreeBSD.org> wrote:
> >> CCing re@, emulation@ and nwhitehorn@ due to a possible impact in
> >> the upcomming release.
> >>> Modified files:
> >>> en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/desktop chapter.sgml
> >>> en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/linuxemu chapter.sgml
> >>> Log:
> >>> Use /compat/linux/proc instead of /usr/compat/linux/proc as the
> >>> mount point of linproc in the examples, since:
> >>> - linux_base always installs to /compat and creates it as a
> >>> directory if it does not exist as a symlink
> >>> - Custom installations (not done by sysinstall(8)) may not
> >>> have /compat at all
> >>> - The linuxemu chapter uses /compat anyway (except a single
> >>> example, fixed)
> >>> - The new bsdinstall(8) does not create /compat either as
> >>> directory or symlink
> >> Looks like a bug in bsdinstall (and linux_base) to me. What you
> >> write here means that a new release with bsdinstall instead of
> >> sysinstall may cause problems where /compat is in a small
> >> partition and /usr in a big partition (even if it creates a big
> >> one by default, an user may change this). I suggest to fix
> >> bsdinstall before the release of 9.0. It also changes what is
> >> expected by long-term users.
> > Yes, this was discussed in the PR (see
> > http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-doc/2011-December/019270.html
> > ). I think the best and safer way would be for bsdinstall to create
> > the link if possible.
> This is very easy to do, and the correct place is in
> /usr/src/usr.sbin/bsdinstall/scripts/config. I don't have a good
> sense of what the correct logic is, however, and so would appreciate
> either guidance or patches from emulation-types.
ln -s /usr/compat /compat
To be checked (maybe): can or are parts of this already handled in mtree
- Is /usr/compat already in a mtree file and if not why not?
- Can the link be handled in a mtree file and if yes, should it be
added there instead?
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