Re: RES: /usr/lib vs /usr/libexec
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Bernd Eckenfels <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> In article <[🔎] email@example.com> you wrote:
>> I do believe you've missed the point. Splitting /usr from / helps in
>> a teeny percentage of cases, and most of the cases where it "helps"
>> that have been mentioned here, it actually doesn't. Yet, splitting
>> /usr/lib, which is grotesquely huge and hard to deal with, is treated
>> as an impossible thing, needing a great level of proof before it can
>> be considered. This is very foolish.
> Thats why we need proof that it helps. Nobody has provided any numbers,
IMHO the performance benefits are a red herring. For myself at least,
the general increase in tidiness would be far more beneficial.
> You missed the point. It is not about getting rid of directories it is about
> creating a new one.
Not really; it's already in common use. However, all packages
committing the sin of using it have to be specially patched or
configured to remove the taint.
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