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Re: Really, about udev, not init sytsems

On Sun, Nov 25, 2012 at 06:49:45PM +0100, John Paul Adrian Glaubitz wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 01:08:31AM +0800, Thomas Goirand wrote:
> > 
> > So please just keep in mind that this is annoying
> > some others, and if you don't feel annoyed, just
> > live with the fact you aren't alone in this world, and
> > that some of us prefer a separated /usr partition.
> Based on which technical merits?
> "I want to have a separate /usr, because I can" is not a reason to
> make things more complex and difficult in the development.
> I would agree if there was a technical reason, but I don't see
> any. And, as you see, enabling a separate /usr means extra work.

I encourage you to read the archives of this list, where reasons have
been given in detail.  Also, before using a separate /usr was
controversial, many people partitioned their systems with a separate
/usr.  I have a server that is configured this way.  If I were to
reinstall it, I might not use a separate /usr, but it is hardly
reasonable to make me repartition my disk now.  That means extra work
for me.  (Nor is it reasonable to have init lecture me about it every

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