On Sat, Sep 13, 2014 at 02:33:58AM +0400, Subbsd wrote: > On Sat, Sep 13, 2014 at 2:23 AM, Craig Rodrigues <rodr...@freebsd.org> wrote: > > Hi, > > > > I could live with this solution of additional port outside of the main > > bash port, which creates the symlink and updates /etc/shells.
This is the approach I took at my previous employer. It's simple, works with packages, and people who hate adding things to /bin can avoid doing so. > Looks like variant symlink is may be useful for solving this problem > and it is not cluttered base > > https://wiki.freebsd.org/200808DevSummit?action=AttachFile&do=get&target=variant-symlinks-for-freebsd.pdf As the person who ported variant symlinks to FreeBSD I can't image how they could be useful here. If you need a /bin/bash you need to put a file system object there (or I supposed hack namei). Variant symlinks only allow files to point to different things in different contexts. -- Brooks
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