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Re: possible mass-filing of bugs: many shared library packages contain binaries in usr/bin

On Wed, May 08, 2002 at 03:50:11PM +0200, Jeroen Dekkers wrote:
> GNU/Hurd has /usr. It's only a symlink *by default*, but that doesn't
> matter. The /usr directory was invented with a good reason. We throw
> it away with a good reason, we can do the things /usr was invented for
> better using shadowfs.
> > IOW, the fact that others have it too is not a reason that you should do
> > the same, I'd think.
> For compatibility, it is.

The irony of those two paragraphs in such close proximity has caused
me to snarf all over my monitor.

  .''`.  ** Debian GNU/Linux ** | Andrew Suffield
 : :' :  http://www.debian.org/ | Dept. of Computing,
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