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Re: support for merged /usr in Debian

On 2016-01-03 22:22:16, Tom H wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 3, 2016 at 6:17 PM, Iustin Pop <iustin@debian.org> wrote:
> > On 2016-01-03 12:59:01, Tom H wrote:
> >>
> >> I don't like usr-merge because it goes against my historical
> >> expectation that "/{,s}bin" be separate from their /usr namesakes and
> >> contain binaries required for boot.
> >
> > OK, so adjust your historical expectation. It's not a technical issue,
> > it's simply a matter of expectations, which have no reason to stay the
> > same for ever.
> Did you read the next para of my email?!

Yes. Instead of trying to think of initramfs as the new / or any other
way of thinking that keeps the distinction, I'm suggesting to simply
drop this distinction/expectation. You didn't give any reasons except
historical expectation, and I don't think that's a needed one (given
that you can't properly make a distinction between what-is-boot and what


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