sudo symbolic link between directories

Ric Moore wayward4now at
Sun Mar 18 02:10:43 UTC 2012

On 03/17/2012 05:46 PM, Karl Auer wrote:
> On Sat, 2012-03-17 at 09:42 +0000, thufir wrote:
>> To make a symbolic link between directories, am I doing this correctly?
>> That seems ok, so that now ~/bin has ~/opt contents, specifically file
>> foo.  This is a dry run, before adding /opt/ActiveTcl-8.5/bin to /usr/bin
>> in the pattern, so that I don't destroy the directory.
> Is ~/opt the same as /opt? If not, there is confusion in your plan
> between the two. Or maybe not, in which case I don't understand what's
> going on :-)
> It doesn't feel right to me. You'll end up with /usr/bin/bin, or
> possibly /usr/bin/ActiveTcl-8.5/bin. It also doesn't seem right that you
> should have to construct this complicated arrangement just to help ruby
> compile.

What about using alternatives? That would be one way to go. Ric

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"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.

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