one othe robservation about my install update

Dave Korn dave.korn@artimi.com
Tue Oct 9 12:04:00 GMT 2007


On 09 October 2007 12:04, Mike Marchywka wrote:

> I had moved /usr to a different disk from my other stuff for a variety of
> reasons.
> This had been working quite well with a link.
> I noticed that during the update, someone created a new /usr directory:
> 
> $ ls -al  | grep usr
> drwxrwxrwx+  16 Administrator  Users       0 Oct  8 18:26 usr
> drwxrwxrwx+  16 Administrator  Users       0 Oct  8 18:26 usr
> 
> I'm still sorting this out but thought I would pass it along as it seems a
> bit
> surprising. Windoze explorer shows the two, one as a link folder and the
> other
> as a real directory. I'm going to try to copy the new dir into the old
> linked dir
> after backing up the old. Hopefully, everything will just merge...

  Beware mountpoints!  I think that is why this has happened, but it does look
like an oversight in setup.exe that it goes and creates a directory in the
wrong place.


    cheers,
      DaveK
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