[arch-dev-public] general packaging question about symlinks

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Sun Jul 26 14:20:41 EDT 2009

Aaron Griffin schrieb:
> even when the relative link goes up to root? In this case the links
> are of the form ../../opt/openoffice/something - because the full path
> ends up in there _anyway_, I feel like the relative ../../ is
> unnecessary

Let's say you want to mount your arch system on another machine and open 
files inside it (not chroot into it). The the symlinks still stay 
correct. They don't if they are absolute.

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