Change /stage1 to ... ?

John Nielsen knoglen at ifrance.com
Thu May 8 05:42:34 PDT 2003


On Thursday 08 May 2003 13:26, you wrote:
> 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 ;-)

Not if you use a pre build thing like knoppix or the SUSE live eval cd.

John Nielsen
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