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

On Thu, 9 May 2013 03:43:44 +0200, md@Linux.IT (Marco d'Itri) wrote:
>Let's assume that at this point there are no files in /{bin,sbin,lib} 
>which have the same name of a file in /usr/{bin,sbin,lib} but are not 
>a symlink to them (which I suspect is something that we want anyway).
>For each $file in /{bin,sbin,lib}:
>  if $file is a symlink to /usr/.../$file
>    do nothing
>  else
>    cp -a $file to /usr/...
>    ln -sf ../usr/.../$file $file

That's a hack which is acceptable for single-user home desktops. We're
talking about professional IT here.

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