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Re: RO /usr idea..

On Tue, 2 Mar 1999, Jules Bean wrote:

> It would be good, IMO, to make dpkg support a RO /usr partition.


> Any comments?

Apt already supports this...
you just need to have the following lines in your apt.conf:

DPkg {
   Options {"--force-downgrade";}
   Pre-Invoke {"mount -o remount,rw /usr";};
   Post-Invoke {"mount -o remount,ro /usr";};
   Run-Direcotry "/";

(NB: you need apt >= 0.3.0)

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