sudo symbolic link between directories

Karl Auer kauer at biplane.com.au
Sun Mar 18 06:17:05 UTC 2012


On Sun, 2012-03-18 at 06:03 +0000, thufir wrote:
> On Sun, 18 Mar 2012 08:46:00 +1100, Karl Auer wrote:
> > It seems likely that it would be possible (and preferable) to tell the
> > compile where ActiveTcl is, i.e., in /opt/ActiveTcl-8.5 instead of
> > wherever it expects it by default.
> It's a permissions thing, RVM is (generally) run as user, who doesn't 
> have access to /opt.

Are you sure? /opt is usually accessible to all - or does RVM run
chrooted?

If it runs chrooted, you'll find that symbolic links aren't enough -
you'll have to use hard links or multiply mounted filesystems, and that
is all starting to look very ugly.

Regards, K.

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