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From: Scott Schwartz <schwartz@finch.cse.psu.edu>
To: Joseph Skinner <joe@earthlight.co.nz>
Cc: rc@hawkwind.utcs.toronto.edu
Subject: Re: are there any patches which add ~ expansion to rc
Date: Wed, 17 Sep 1997 17:56:37 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <19970917215637.4284.qmail@finch.cse.psu.edu> (raw)
In-Reply-To: Your message of "Wed, 17 Sep 1997 11:56:45 EDT." <19970918035545.53950@pandora>

Joseph Skinner <joe@earthlight.co.nz> writes:
| What is the general view of this being part of rc.

Wrong level of abstraction.  Your os should provide a (virtual)
filesystem mounted on "/u" so you can say /u/username in every
context.  Sun's automounter can almost do this right; amd can
probably do better.

  reply	other threads:[~1997-09-18  1:47 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
1997-09-17 15:56 Joseph Skinner
1997-09-17 21:56 ` Scott Schwartz [this message]
1997-09-17 22:08 ` Mark K. Gardner
1997-09-18 10:14 ` Tim Goodwin
1997-09-18 23:26   ` Chris Siebenmann
1997-09-19 17:21     ` Jeremy Fitzhardinge
1997-09-18  2:27 arnold
1997-09-19  7:51 Steve_Kilbane

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