- From: Josh Yelon <jyelon cs uiuc edu>
- To: gnome-list gnome org
- Subject: links
- Date: Wed, 11 Feb 1998 22:48:49 -0600
> i don't think the idea of running an extra process (/bin/sh) for every
> Gnome program you want to run is such a smart idea. remember that things
> have to be very compact, and well written.
No need to. If a gnome-aware file manager sees a link file, it can
interpret the file itself, bypassing /bin/sh. But if you're not running
the fancy file manager, you can still use the links from a shell.
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