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    SubjectRe: Bitkeeper licence issues

    On Tue, 19 Mar 2002, Larry McVoy wrote:

    > Come on Pavel, in order to make this happen, you have to
    > a) run the installer as root
    > b) know the next pid which will be allocated
    > c) put the symlink in /tmp/installer$pid
    > and do all before that pid gets used. Have you actually be able to
    > do that? I'd like to see how you did so without knowing exactly when
    > root was going to install the package and without filling up /tmp with
    > 64,000 symlinks.

    Or just sit and do getdents() until installer* shows up and then create

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