Change /stage1 to ... ?

James Iwanek chthon at chthon-uk.com
Thu May 8 04:26:59 PDT 2003


John Nielsen wrote:

> On Thursday 08 May 2003 04:54, you wrote:
>> On Wed, May 07, 2003 at 10:29:29AM +0100, richard at nezumi.plus.com wrote:
>> > On 2003-05-07 17:00:24 +0000, Greg Schafer wrote:
>> > > I think it was Alex G. who came up with "staging" and I quite liked
>> > > it. Afterall, Ch 5 is a temporary staging area which we use to build
>> > > the final clean system in Ch 6.
>> >
>> > I would prefer something like to avoid putting a symlink on the root
>> > filesystem so how about:
>> > /stage1          becomes /mnt/lfs/staging
>> > /mnt/lfs/stage1/ becomes /mnt/lfs/mnt/lfs/staging/
>>
>> Well, I suppose the real issue is this - Is putting a single symlink on
>> the host system a bad thing?
>>
>> If the answer is yes, then your method looks like it should work (I
>> haven't tested it tho') but it could generate lots of confusion.
>>
>> Personally, I don't mind the single symlink.
> 
> Doesnt the symlink break the build on installations done from a bootcd?
> There, you dont have write access to the root filesystem and you cant
> create the symlink...
> 

well on a bootcd the symlink could already be there ;-)

> John Nielsen
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