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Re: Bug#652275: Guided partitioning should not offer separate /usr, /var, and /tmp partitions; leave that to manual partitioning

On Fri, Dec 16, 2011 at 07:32:35PM +0100, Michael Biebl wrote:
> On 16.12.2011 18:38, Joey Hess wrote:
> > Christian PERRIER wrote:
> >> I'm inclined to follow this advice and would indeed propose that the
> >> "atomic" partman-auto recipe is kept, however without a separate /usr
> >> partition (discussions on -devel and the current practice convinced me
> >> that a separate /usr is seomthing that probably belongs to the former
> >> century..:-)

> > I don't think that d-i should be on the leading edge of this discussion.
> > Once Debian has made up its mind, d-i can be updated to follow the
> > consensus.

> To me it looks like there is broad consensus that a separate /usr
> partition should be considered deprecated and this option removed from
> the installer.

There isn't.  There's just a broad consensus among those who are talking
about changing things.

Some of us think this is completely bogus and are really sick of the same
already-rebutted arguments being repeated over and over on the list as if
that makes them true.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
Ubuntu Developer                                    http://www.debian.org/
slangasek@ubuntu.com                                     vorlon@debian.org

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