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Re: deprecating /usr as a standalone filesystem?

On Wednesday 06 May 2009 03:39:40 Steve Langasek wrote:
> On Tue, May 05, 2009 at 05:36:02PM +0200, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> > I have been told by upstream maintainers of one of my packages and by
> > prominent developers of other distributions that supporting a standalone
> > /usr is too much work and no other distribution worth mentioning does it
> > (not Ubuntu, not Fedora, not SuSE).
> This is false for Ubuntu. Not only is it supported, but significant effort
> was put into *fixing* a /usr-as-separate-mount bug in Ubuntu 9.04 as
> pertains to wpasupplicant.

Are the same changes (moving of runtime libs wpasupplicant uses to /lib)
likely to be handed back to Debian?

The same /usr-as-separate-mount bug is likely to strike iw and crda as well as
it did wpasupplicant.

Thanks, Kel.

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