[clug] Re: how do I mount 2 dirs into one? (linux Digest, Vol 73, Issue 30, Message 1)

Paul mylists at wilsononline.id.au
Sun Jan 18 21:36:46 GMT 2009

I think there is a contrib script called mythrename.pl or use to be something that built 
"friendly" filenames  eg showname.mpg

I could probably find this script and perhaps use that to build this list in a new folder 
which I can share..

thanks for the idea.


On 18/01/2009 11:40 PM, Miles Goodhew wrote:
> Hi Paul,
>> Date: Sun, 18 Jan 2009 14:54:47 +1100
>> Message-ID: <4972A807.3020804 at wilsononline.id.au>
>> is it possible to combine two directories into one mount point?
> << blah, blah, blah>>
>     Unionfs could possibly do this, but it might be simpler to just 
> sym-link all the files in the two directories into a third location and 
> share that out.
>     "% cp -sr [from] [to]"
>     If the two sources and the destination are on the same filesystem, 
> regular linking might be what you want (and might soothe less cluey 
> services if they choke on symlinks):
>     "% cp -lr [from] [to]"
>     Not entirely sure what the result of nested source directories might 
> be - go play!
> M0les.

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