3.2rc5 rootcopy behaviour different from 3.1

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3.2rc5 rootcopy behaviour different from 3.1

Post#1 by xenos » 29 Oct 2016, 16:39

Hi Porteus members,

(3.1)
For folders in /mnt/sda1/porteus/rootcopy/root/.config, I use make links, Mousepad@, xfce4@ etc, these actual folders are stored inside /mnt/sda1/portable

So whenever some adjustments to desktop settings or application preferences, they all get stored exactly like I wish and loaded up with /root/.config/ folders are links to /mnt/sda1/portable

in (3.2rc5)
I did the same setting like above, but links folders didn't perform like in 3.1.

Any ideas how to make such setting works? Thank you very much.

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Re: 3.2rc5 rootcopy behaviour different from 3.1

Post#2 by Bogomips » 29 Oct 2016, 20:12

^ Please furnish example of what you did for one of these folders in detail. Please use code blocks, where it will be of advantage to do so.
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Re: 3.2rc5 rootcopy behaviour different from 3.1

Post#3 by tome » 30 Oct 2016, 19:02

If mentioned folders already exist in your folders tree they could not be overwritten by symlinks, then symlinks must be in module (loaded as last) or changes layer. The easiest way is to make module from your rootcopy. Or maybe your /mnt/sda1 is changed to another mount point. I use Porteus in similar way.

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Re: 3.2rc5 rootcopy behaviour different from 3.1

Post#4 by xenos » 31 Oct 2016, 19:39

Thank you tome for this information.

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