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Re: devel files and libraries in /lib

On Tue, Jan 04, 2011 at 06:51:13PM +0100, Olaf van der Spek wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 4, 2011 at 6:49 PM, Sven Joachim <svenjoac@gmx.de> wrote:
> > Maybe we're talking at cross-purposes here; I was speaking about the
> > case of turning a directory into a symlink on upgrades, which cannot
> > safely be done while there are still files under it.

> > Thinking more about it, this cannot be done even if all packages move
> > their files away from /usr, since an unknown amount of stuff exists
> > under /usr/local, so /usr can ever only be made a symlink to / for new
> > installs (or by the sysadmin).

> I think it's about /usr/lib being a symlink to /lib.

No, it isn't.

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