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From Jeremy Foot <jer...@thefeet.net>
Subject Re: two general questions
Date Thu, 04 Nov 2004 17:17:13 GMT

On 5 Nov 2004, at 00:49, peter.dykstra@donovandata.com wrote:

>
>
> Vincent Bray <v.bray@cobwebinfo.com> wrote on 11/04/2004 11:20:56 AM:
>
>  > On Thu, 2004-11-04 at 16:16, peter.dykstra@donovandata.com wrote:
>  > > ----- Forwarded by Peter Dykstra/USA/DDS on 11/04/2004 11:06 AM 
> -----
>  > >
>  > > Vincent Bray <v.bray@cobwebinfo.com> wrote on 11/04/2004 10:45:56 
> AM:
>  > > > I'm sorry to point out the painfully obvious, but would it not 
> be
>  > > easier
>  > > > to sym-link your 'mount point' into somewhere forrest is happy 
> with?
>  > > >
>  > > > noodl, very likely missing the point again
>  > >
>  > > No, please do point out the painfully obvious. This environment 
> is new
>  > > to me, so I'm probably spending a lot of time doing easy things 
> the
>  > > hard way. At the risk of asking a dumb question, can you show an
>  > > example of how I would do what you just said?
>  >
>  > <cold_feeling_creeps_in>
>  > Are you using Windows or *nix? If doze, please ignore me :-/
>  > </cold_feeling>
>  >
>  > noodl
>
> <perhaps warming trend?>
> Forrest is a webapp running under Linux/Tomcat. I am a Windows user 
> trying to make my way in a strange new world, where things are 
> analagous but not exactly equivalent. So things that may seem obvious 
> to you are leading the blind in my case.

<soapbox>
Getting severely off-topic but symlinks are a way for things to get 
very messy, especially if you link to a directory.

Look for a cleaner solution
</soapbox>

Jezza
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