Re: deprecating /usr as a standalone filesystem?
On Tue, May 05 2009, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> On May 05, Stéphane Glondu <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Could you elaborate on the kind of "large changes" there are in Debian
>> to support this?
> I'd rather not change subject.
This is not a change of subject. You are starting a haevy duty
thread about changing how Debian does things, you need to provide
motivation for even thinking of this change. Why should we bother?
>> > A partial list of invalid reasons is: [...]
>> How about: "my /usr is shared by many machines over NFS"?
> Do you actually *do* this?
> On how many systems?
About 30 or so.
> How do you manage upgrades?
I have nothing to manage. This is POSIX, after all. Once the
partitions have been setup, what management is there to be done?
Marriage is a great institution -- but I'm not ready for an institution
yet. Mae West
Manoj Srivastava <firstname.lastname@example.org> <http://www.debian.org/~srivasta/>
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