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Re: Settle for /usr symlink (!)

Thanks for you reply.

In article <[🔎] 19990308195104.B391@ruhr-uni-bochum.de> you write:
>Considering the design of the Hurd, and the nature of the /usr symlink, I
>don't expect too much trouble with it. Remember that /bin and /usr/bin as
>well as /sbin and /usr/sbin are not problematic (overlaps are not a good
>idea anyway, exception is cpio). Furthermore, /lib should not be a big
>problem, too (only thing I know is libc5-compat, which does not apply to
>hurd). All other directories are not problematic, IIRC.

I have just two questions - if a package breaks because it doesn't
support /usr as a symlink, are we able to change the Debian source, or
do we need a seperate source package for Debian?

There seems to be some debate as to whether we should remove /usr as
a symlink later on - I will stay out of this for now, but has anyone
considered (yet) what needs to be altered in Debian packages for this to
work? If not, then I will...

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