[pulseaudio-discuss] [PATCH] Don't refuse to start on systems using GNU stow, graft, STORE et al

Nix nix at esperi.org.uk
Wed Sep 30 11:31:29 PDT 2009

On 27 Sep 2009, Colin Guthrie uttered the following:
> If you really, really want to cock about with the real location after
> install, then just use unionfs mounts rather than a house of cards
> built on symlinks.

Three thousand plus unionfs mounts? That strikes me as, well, insane :)
there are known scaling bugs when you have that many mounts, and mounts
are in any case nonpersistent, thus a very bad choice for this

>                    I suspect that many subtle and potentially
> dangerous bug could result in a plethora of applications from adopting
> this approach and from a point of principle, I'm not sure it should be
> encouraged!

It works :)

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