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Re: Merging / and /usr (was: jessie release goals)

On May 07, Marc Haber <mh+debian-devel@zugschlus.de> wrote:

> >What about merging / and /usr ?
> So we really want to explicitly not offer an upgade path from wheezy
> to jessie?
This causes no major issues on upgrades, Fedora did it.
The hard part is replacing with a symlink to the other one of every pair 
of binaries which appears both in /bin and /usr/bin (and sbin, and so 

(With some very small dpkg hackery this could even be handled in 
a transparent way and only for users who care to fold / in /usr, but I 
do not see such support forthcoming...)


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