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Re: New option for ln, firmlinks!

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: New option for ln, firmlinks!
Date: Sun, 25 Jan 2004 00:05:19 +0100
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"Alfred M. Szmidt" <ams@kemisten.nu> writes:

> Well, can you do the something along the following with
> bind-mountpoints (using settrans to be clear):
> $ settrans -ac /new-root/etc /hurd/firmlink /etc
> $ chroot /new-root
> $ cat /etc/passwd
> And get the content of REAL-ROOT/etc/passwd for example?

Yes.  The binding is evaluated at mount-time.


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