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Re: docq and partitions
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On Mon, 25 Oct 1999, Carl Patten wrote:
> Due to ongoing space issues on my fax server, I tried replacing the
> spool/docq directory with a link to a docq directory on a different
> partition. I was very careful to keep the same owner, group and permissions
> on the target directory. However, HylaFax refused to spool to the new
> directory, saying "could not find docq/seqf". "seqf" exists in the new
> directory; I copied it all over and verified permissions. Am I hitting some
> kind of security barrier?
> On a more general note, how are the rest of you handling the spool directory
> for large-volume fax servers?
Symbolic links break when a program does a "chroot" for security
reasons. Also, wending one's way successfully through symbolic links
is a bloody artform.
I, personally, installed and compiled it in "/usr/local" on my partition
for larger locally installed software.
Senior Engineer, CIRL
Mass. Eye and Ear Infirmary
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