Re: /lib symlinks problem?

From: Ruslan Ermilov <>
Date: Mon, 1 Sep 2003 10:20:17 +0300
On Mon, Sep 01, 2003 at 08:58:19AM +0200, Christoph P. Kukulies wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 01, 2003 at 09:44:24AM +0300, Ruslan Ermilov wrote:
> > I think that Gordon took a safe path with creating compatibility symlinks.
> > Besides, creating compatibility symlinks has a nicety of removing your
> > stale symlinks in /usr/lib.
> I always asked myself whether there is a tool or some kind of
> database at which one can throw an existing installation and it
> knows about which files have to be there and where and which ain't
> to be there (like such symlink relicts), maybe a hook in install,cp,ln
> and what else is being used in the world install process. 
> That way it could tell me what files are candidates for deleting.
Hold on, Warner is almost ready for an real solution here, I think.

Ruslan Ermilov		Sysadmin and DBA,		Sunbay Software Ltd,		FreeBSD committer

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