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Re: /usr/share and -common pkgs

On Mon, 12 Jun 2006 18:18:35 +0200
Goswin von Brederlow <brederlo@informatik.uni-tuebingen.de> wrote:

> Justin Pryzby <justinpryzby@users.sourceforge.net> 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...

grts Tim

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