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SubjectRe: Linux and not version dirs
On Thu, 20 Jun 1996, Hasdi R Hashim wrote:

> Ayup! That's what i do. That's but not the problem. The problem is I can't
> untar the 'linux' directory as linux-2.0.x directory. I have to untar
> everything in a separate directory. eg
> cd /tmp
> tar zxvf linux-2.0.tar.gz
> su mv linux /usr/src/linux-2.0
> ln -s linux-2.0 linux

(Note dramatization YMMV :)

(where linux is a symlink to linux-x.y.z)

cd /usr/src
mkdir linux-2.0
rm linux
ln -s linux-2.0 linux
tar zxvf linux-2.0.tar.gz

It is difficult to produce a television documentary that is both
incisive and probing when every twelve minutes one is interrupted by
twelve dancing rabbits singing about toilet paper.
-- Rod Serling

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