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Bug#839046: debootstrap: enable --merged-usr by default

Package: debootstrap
Version: 1.0.83

As mentioned earlier, I would like to see --merged-usr enabled by
default for Debian Stretch.  The last discussion on -devel@[1] was quite
positive; I had some additional positive feedback on IRC.

I'm not aware of any regressions so far, except for having forgotten to
add "jessie-kfreebsd" to the blacklist (a list of older releases that
don't support merged-/usr) and debootstrap 1.0.83 failing to bootstrap
squeeze[2].  Both are fixed in my changes targeted at 1.0.84[3].

So I would like to switch the default in debootstrap sooner rather than
later to give time to find some more bugs.  With this change, the
currently known bugs[4] should also be raised to "serious", but I don't
think any of them should be a blocker.


  [1] <https://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2016/09/msg00269.html>
  [2] <https://bugs.debian.org/838388>
  [3] <https://github.com/aburch/debootstrap>
  [4] <https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?tag=usrmerge;users=md@linux.it>

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