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Re: Listing symlinks in %files: was this always supported?



Stephen Smoogen wrote:

On Mon, 13 Oct 2003, Jeff Johnson wrote:



Robin Crook wrote:



Do you have any advice if replacing a directory with a symlink is
what you want to do?



Sure. Don't use rpm.




Or the entire headache of why /etc/init.d is a symlink to /etc/rc.d/init.d. Most of this was a painful experience during the 7.0 beta cycle.



Yup. Worked in 7.0 too. I certainly know how to replace a directory with a symlink, but
the final implementation is gonna need an embedded scripting language, like
plan 9 rc, ficl, lua or tcl, so that packager(s) continue to fell empowered, he he.


73 de Jeff





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