Re: /usr/share and -common pkgs
On Mon, 12 Jun 2006 18:18:35 +0200
Goswin von Brederlow <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Justin Pryzby <email@example.com> writes:
> > The LFS intent of separating /usr/share and /usr/lib is to allow a
> > filesever to export /usr/share to machines of *any* architecture
> > running the same OS (/usr is supposed to be sharable to machines of
> I think that has been nearly completly abandoned in practice. Harddisk
> space is just too cheap and debian never actualy supported this on a
> package manager level (e.g. let dpkg know the server has /usr/share so
> skip it on extract).
Hmm, that would be a nice use case for a dpkg2.0 filter...