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Re: Move all to /usr

On 2011-10-11 16:32 +0200, Marco d'Itri wrote:

> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/UsrMove
> I am still not 100% persuaded that this would be easy to do, but at
> least I think that it has more merit than the old "move all to /"...
> How much complex would it be to implement this in Debian?

Rather complex, I'm afraid.  Especially as not all architectures even
support an initramfs, AFAIK.

> Would "mv /bin/* /usr/bin/" and making it a symlink just work, without
> the need to create temporary symlinks in every package as red hat plans
> to do?

Not at all, for there are some packages which ship both /bin/foo and a
symlink /usr/bin/foo to it; those would be broken.


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