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Re: [Qemu-devel] [RFC][PATCH] Rename qemu into qemu-system-i386 and inst

From: Aurelien Jarno
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [RFC][PATCH] Rename qemu into qemu-system-i386 and install a compat symlink
Date: Sat, 18 Apr 2009 19:45:55 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

On Sat, Apr 18, 2009 at 07:22:20PM +0200, Andreas Färber wrote:
> Am 18.04.2009 um 18:01 schrieb Aurelien Jarno:
>> For historical reasons, qemu system on i386 is called qemu instead of
>> qemu-system-i386. This seems to confuse users.
>> This patch installs it as qemu-system-i386, and create a compatibility
>> symlink qemu -> qemu-system-i386 as some tools may call it that way.
>> We can change or remove this symlink after a few releases when all the
>> tools have migrated to this new name.
>> Signed-off-by: Aurelien Jarno <address@hidden>
> In general a good idea imo, but don't just assume you can create  
> symlinks on a given file system. Git uses hardlinks and copying as  
> fallbacks iirc.

For hardlinks that's clear. For symlinks, what (file)systems are you
thinking of?

Aurelien Jarno                          GPG: 1024D/F1BCDB73
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