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Author: Curtis Maurand
To: Martin Steigerwald
CC: dng
Subject: Re: [DNG] Avoid the merge

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> On Dec 12, 2022, at 5:40 AM, Martin Steigerwald <martin@???> wrote:
> Hi!
> I do hope that Devuan can avoid that usrmerge madness forever. It 
> appears to me that at least for Debian 12 based Devuan 5 aka Daedalus it 
> still can.
> usrmerge (35) unstable; urgency=medium
> .
>   * Partially revert and further change the fix for #1024596, because it
>     was incomplete and would fail when the directory containing the 
>     RTLD (e.g. /lib64) did not exist in /usr. (Closes: #1025926)

> Just what can possibly go wrong?
> Even if done "right" according to
> https://wiki.debian.org/Teams/Dpkg/MergedUsr
> I am not interested in it.

Isn’t that one of the things SCO did? It doesn’t make any sense to me. part of the reason for separating those dirs was security: to keep the residents of those dirs out of the hand of ordinary users.