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Re: support for merged /usr in Debian

 ❦  3 janvier 2016 22:30 +0100, Eric Valette <eric.valette@free.fr> :

>> The problem of getting /usr mounted before things start using it is mostly
>> separate from the question of whether we want to merge it with /bin and
>> /lib.  This thread is more about the latter than the former.  (Obviously,
>> mounting /usr early is a *prerequisite* for merging /bin and /lib with
>> /usr, which is why it comes up.)
> Well, I do not see the need for that (merging /bin and /lib with
> /usr) once /usr is mounted early enough as PATH and LD_LIBRARY_PATH
> should allow to find binaries and libraries wherever they are at the
> end when both fs are mounted...

If this was the case, we wouldn't have all those symbolic links in
/usr/bin. Many things are just execl().
Each module should do one thing well.
            - The Elements of Programming Style (Kernighan & Plauger)

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