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Re: why are there /bin and /usr/bin...

Le 10/08/2010 12:18, Stanislav Maslovski a écrit :
> Not just to repair. First of all, / must have enough tools to
> bring the system up to the point where the other file systems can be
> mounted (i.g., over the network).

Is this still relevant, now that we have initrd?

> This is an unfortunate consequence of the fact that less and less
> developers separate /, /usr, /var, etc. partitions on their machines.
> In the past I always did it on my workstations, however, stopped doing
> it around the time of lenny's release.

This is more in favour of dropping the distinction...

> Well, just the other day I was helping a user on #debian to repare his
> Debian installation, using mostly sed to edit the config files. Nano
> was not functional without /usr and it seemed he did not have any
> other editor.

Booting a fully functional system off a LiveCD (or network / USB key /
whatever) is pretty easy these days...



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