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Re: Read-only /usr



On Sun, Nov 04, 2001 at 10:03:49PM +0100, Bernd Eckenfels wrote:
> We should better use the source to dpkg to do that.

Adam Heath has categorically vetoed this on the grounds that the only
person who cannot remount a filesystem readonly when there are busy
inodes pending deletion is me[1].

(He hasn't "seen" any "actual problems" using a readonly /usr
partition.)

[1] whether this is actually true is left as an exercise for the reader

-- 
G. Branden Robinson                |    You should try building some of the
Debian GNU/Linux                   |    stuff in main that is
branden@debian.org                 |    modern...turning on -Wall is like
http://people.debian.org/~branden/ |    turning on the pain. -- James Troup

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