[svlug] Mounting with symbolic links available

Seth David Schoen schoen at loyalty.org
Wed Jan 9 11:13:02 PST 2002


Scott Howell writes:

> This may have been covered before....
> 
> What is the magic involved in makeing symbolic links resolve when mounting
> nfs accross the network...
> 
> MAIN:/dir1/subdir   ===> /otherdir/subdir   (symbolic reference)
> SEC:/mnt/main       ===> MAIN:/dir1/
> SEC:/mnt/main/subdir           Missing reference to (/otherdir/subdir)

Use relative links instead of absolute links.

(There are still cases in which this will break, but at least you have
a chance.)

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