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

From: Al Viro
Date: Sat Sep 29 2007 - 16:39:54 EST

On Sat, Sep 29, 2007 at 12:40:23PM -0700, Schmidt, Kenneth P wrote:

> The best example of how this can be useful is to allow a heterogeneous
> environment which uses a common filesystem. For example, both x86_64 and
> power systems could mount a root nfs share and execute with a common set of
> configurations and data, but the binary directories (bin and lib) could
> point to architecture specific directories.

mount --bind /usr/$(ARCH)/bin /usr/bin
mount --bind /usr/$(ARCH)/lib /usr/lib

or corresponding ones in /etc/fstab. BFD...
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