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Re: deprecating /usr as a standalone filesystem?

On Wed, May 06, 2009 at 02:56:20PM +0200, Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:
> In particular, from the replies to my question the picture I get is
> that everybody is using ad hoc solutions to implement what some people
> are pretending to be properly supported by Debian. I found it not
> defendable, maybe it's just me, maybe it's just bad marketing.
> Of the two one:
> - We decide that mounting /usr remotely is a Debian goal.
>   If we do so, the mechanisms to make it work should not be as ad hoc
>   as this thread as hinted. We should provide a package explicitly
>   made to make this workflow tenable and point our users to it.
> - We decide that if you want to mount /usr remotely you are on your
>   own.
>   If we do so, we should stop using "mount /usr remotely" as an
>   argument for keeping /usr as a single filesystem.

What about the (many) arguments made here about the *other* reasons to
have /usr a separate filesystem?


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