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Re: /usr --- to link or not to link

> I have thought about this some before and am very much in favor of
> making /usr a real directory which is optionally a separate filesystem
> IN DEBIAN HURD.  It is very nice that the Hurd is flexible enough not
> to require /usr, but let's face it: the Debian operating system
> requires it.

Distribution. It's important to be precise here - debian needs the /usr
directory because some scripts we may port will rely on / != /usr
> Let's just add that (removal of /usr) to the list of things to do
> (along with renaming /etc as /conf) when we decide to ditch Unix
> compatibility for whatever reason.

Is this a suitable aim? ditching *NIX compatibility, I mean.


Elen sila lumenn' omentielvo

Steward of the Cambridge Tolkien Society
Selwyn College Computer Support

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