[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: Hurd FS hierarchy (was Re: LD_LIBRARY_PATH troubles)

From: Marcus Brinkmann
Subject: Re: Hurd FS hierarchy (was Re: LD_LIBRARY_PATH troubles)
Date: Sun, 24 Mar 2002 17:10:17 -0500
User-agent: Mutt/1.3.25i

On Sun, Mar 24, 2002 at 03:44:08PM -0600, Carl Wilhelm Soderstrom wrote:
> the main problems I see with the name are:
> 1. from my DOS and VMS experience, COM means 'commands' (namespace
> collision).

The namespaces don't collide here. ;)
I agree that com is a stupid name.

> 2. isn't this the same thing as what '/usr/share' is all about?

That is for static shareable data (you can make /usr/share readonly).

> shared by another group, for their own reasons. (for instance, I can easily
> concieve of sharing /var/log, such that a group of machines log to a common
> syslog file, and can all view it locally. 

In this case you must forward the log messages over the network, you can
not run multiple syslog instances logging to the same file.


reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]