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Re: http daemon suggestion/proposal

From: Lars Wirzenius <liw@iki.fi>
> If we want to support a completely non-writeable
> /usr, while still allowing installation of new software, then perhaps
> we should look into a mechanism to solve the general case.  (/opt, perhaps.
> In any case, we would need relocateable packages.)

I much prefer the concept of "inherited file systems". One first mounts the
CD and then mounts a hard disk partition that is superimposed on top of the
CD. Writes go to the hard disk and the result looks like one writable



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