Re: [patch 01/02] vfs: variant symlinks

From: Jan Dittmer
Date: Fri Sep 28 2007 - 14:22:37 EST

Ken Schmidt wrote:
> Variant symlinks add the ability to embed variables in to the
> contents of symbolic links so their targets can change based on
> outside sources (user environment, uts, filesystems, etc.)

Could you elaborate why this is needed and what part cannot
be solved in userspace (linkfarm on tmpfs or intelligent


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