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Bug#994388: dpkg currently warning about merged-usr systems


On Wed 16 Mar 2022 at 08:55am -07, Russ Allbery wrote:

> Sean Whitton <spwhitton@spwhitton.name> writes:
>> Thanks for the pointer.  It's only in the postinst, it seems.  So this
>> is only going to get emitted once per system and only on upgraded
>> systems.
> I think the concern is less about the noise and more about the fact that
> this will be perceived by users as an official declaration from Debian as
> a project that their system configuration is unsupported, while
> simultaneously this is the default installation mode for new systems and
> something that we have elsewhere said is a correct system configuration.

Right, I share this concern, I just wanted to be completely clear about
the scope of the issue.

Sean Whitton

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