[pacman-dev] Alternatives system brainstorm

Santiago Torres Arias santiago at nyu.edu
Mon Oct 28 15:34:58 UTC 2019

> > Do you have a plausible example where a list of symlinks is not enough?
> # pacman -Fl lua lua52 | grep include
> lua usr/include/
> lua usr/include/lauxlib.h
> lua usr/include/lua.h
> lua usr/include/lua.hpp
> lua usr/include/luaconf.h
> lua usr/include/lualib.h
> lua52 usr/include/
> lua52 usr/include/lua5.2/
> lua52 usr/include/lua5.2/lauxlib.h
> lua52 usr/include/lua5.2/lua.h
> lua52 usr/include/lua5.2/lua.hpp
> lua52 usr/include/lua5.2/luaconf.h
> lua52 usr/include/lua5.2/lualib.h

Sorry if this question is silly. For this case, wouldn't it be possible
to just symlink the directory instead?

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