[lug] Cannot connect to the Internet with a web browser whentrying to use an

Peter Hutnick peter-lists at hutnick.com
Wed Oct 9 16:11:50 MDT 2002

D. Stimits said:
> Peter Hutnick wrote:
>> Actually, they seem to be hard links, not copies.  See
>> https://listman.redhat.com/pipermail/valhalla-list/2002-June/003959.html
>> RH's ideas about config files seem to be getting more and more
>> perverse as time goes on.
> I would guess that someone forgot the "-s" of ln while doing work on the
>  networking. Most likely it is a mistake, though it is hard to read the
> mind of RH.

Why do you feel it is more likely that someone forgot the -s than that it
is intentional?

They have every reason to belive that both dirs will be on the same fs,
and symlinks have the disadvantage of being "orpanable."  Why /not/ use
hard links?


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