On Fri, Apr 3, 2009 at 11:29 AM, Matt Madia <mattmadia@xxxxxxxxx> wrote: > +1 > > I'm also concerned that restoring bin compatibility won't be as easy > as creating symlinks. especially as the directory structure of > /boot/system would be changing ---eg, no /boot/system/system. two counterpoints: 1) There are very very very few cases where an app should ever be even looking in /boot/beos directly for anything - 99% of what the API does is abstract that out, especially since there are things distributed between analogous directories in system/ and ~/config/ (i.e. every category of add-on). 2) Any app that's using the API properly will be using find_directory() to get the directory path, which I believe Axel has already adjusted to return the correct new paths for those. The number of cases that actually break due to this change should be quite small at worst. Regards, Rene P.S. I might also note, the change has already been committed.