Author: onefang Date: To: dng Subject: Re: [DNG] running with separate / and /usr
On 2023-01-15 21:18:55, Boian Bonev via Dng wrote: > Hi Karl,
> On Sun, 2023-01-15 at 15:18 +0100, karl@??? wrote:
> > Rainer Weikusat:
> > ...
> > > If moving the libraries was considered an acceptable solution, I'm
> > > willing to create bug reports (or whatever else would be suitable) with
> > > patches for the affected packages.
> > ...
> > Bug report won't help since upstream Debian has decided to only support
> > merged /usr, thoose bugreports would only be rejected.
> > The only way to keep the non-merged /usr in devuan is to:
> > a, handle it yourself privately
> I see no practical way of that to be possible.
> > b, recruit enought maintainers to maintain the packages within devuan
> > If any of you are not willing to become maintainers, then this
> > discussion is moot.
> Unlike removing systemd, this involves forking about 10-20 times more packages
> _AND_ rebuilding everything else.
> Maintaining a package means long term commitment - fixing bugs and stuff. IMO a
> single maintainer doing 200 packages with properly spread complexity is a full
> time job.
> Rebuilding Debian is another complex problem, that even Debian with the vast
> amount of resources available is not able to handle properly - the build queues
> are always full.
> As a conclusion we'd better get prepared to accept the usrmerge, like it or
Just symlink things to the respective /usr directory, works fine for me.
No need to worry.
A big old stinking pile of genius that no one wants
coz there are too many silver coated monkeys in the world.
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