Re: /etc getting bigger
Eray Ozkural (exa) <email@example.com> writes:
> > You are missing the point of union mounts.
> > Storing "general tools and maintenance stuff" separately
> > from "applications", and activating them in order, is
> > orthogonal from names used to refer to them.
> We were not talking about union mounts. Are they implemented in linux?
I don't know about you, but others likely were.
Go back and read the original message, especially the quoted
words "Note that for HURD".
> So if you put in / the GNU subsystem and in /usr user applications it makes a
> *lot* of sense. My suggestion was to refine the GNU subsystem so that it is a
Actually, not.. GNU utils might live in /opt/gnu, something
else might live in /opt/foo, and it'd still all binaries would
show up in /bin for the Hurd.
Let's not confuse this thread any more with the Hurd, I think
our current policy is not really suitable to it..
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