Re: Move all to /usr
On 2011-10-11 16:32 +0200, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> 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.