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Re: [OT] Re: multiarch/bi-arch status (ETA) question

tony mancill <tony@mancill.com> writes:

> Matthias Julius wrote:
>> Goswin von Brederlow <brederlo@informatik.uni-tuebingen.de> writes: 
>>>Better not try that with /usr/lib. :)
>> Well, you always have a backup. Right?
> <ob-oldtimer-quip>
> It's not the backup that'll kill you, it's having a dynamically linked
> copy of "ln" that needs something in /usr/lib/ that'll drive you crazy.
>  Solaris used to have this problem (I forget how far back), where if you
> dusted /usr you couldn't even run basic filesytem manipulation commands
> without booting from rescue media.
> Put another way, are you 100% sure your restore program doesn't need
> anything under /usr/?  :)
> </ob-oldtimer-quip>

Absolutely as it runs of the backup dvd directly as a live filesytem.

Anything else would be useless. :)


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