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Re: Sharing /usr

On Wed, Jun 14, 2006 at 11:04:48PM +0200, Thibaut Paumard wrote:
> Dear Debian users,
> According to the [1]FHS, /usr is supposed to be sharable between
> computers, mounted using e.g. NFS. Likewise, /usr/share is supposed to
> be sharable between machines of different architectures.
>  [1] http://www.pathname.com/fhs/
> What would be the preferred way for doing such things under Debian?
> Assume I have several i386 boxes and a few sparcs, how would I install
> Debian on these machines, upgrade, remove packages... while
> sharing /usr/share between all the machines, and /usr between all the
> machines of a given arch?
> Best regards, Thibaut.
> Note: my question is out of curiosity, it's not a real life problem.

I asked this a few months ago about /usr/share -- I have several 
machines with different architectires, and got no useful methods.  
Apparently the package system just isn't designed for this.

-- hendrik

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