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Re: [Qemu-devel] [RFC][PATCH] Rename qemu into qemu-system-i386 and inst
Re: [Qemu-devel] [RFC][PATCH] Rename qemu into qemu-system-i386 and install a compat symlink
Sat, 18 Apr 2009 23:12:22 +0200
On Sat, Apr 18, 2009 at 08:21:09PM +0200, Stefan Weil wrote:
> Aurelien Jarno schrieb:
> > 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?
Can someone tries what ln does on such a system? We may do a copy
instead in that case.
Aurelien Jarno GPG: 1024D/F1BCDB73
Re: [Qemu-devel] [RFC][PATCH] Rename qemu into qemu-system-i386 and install a compat symlink, Blue Swirl, 2009/04/18