other installer concern

Earnie Boyd earnie_boyd@yahoo.com
Mon Apr 3 06:12:00 GMT 2000

--- Chris Faylor <cgf@cygnus.com> wrote:
> I notice that if I run the installer twice it prints an error message due
> to the fact that /lib and /bin are mounted already.
> What should the accepted behavior be here?  The easiest thing to do would be
> to force the mount regardless of what the user has specified.  Another option
> would be to do nothing when mounting to the same place.  Or, I guess you
> could
> ask the user what to do.

I would think that forcing the mount would be the best option.  You'll need to
warn the use that /bin and /lib are being remounted to a new location if they
existed in the first place.  If you don't force the mount then the potential to
overright an existing installation that the user was thinking of keeping
c/would get overwritten.

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