Re: usrmerge -- plan B?
- Date: Wed, 21 Nov 2018 23:12:13 +0100
- From: Matthias Klumpp <mak@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: usrmerge -- plan B?
Am Mi., 21. Nov. 2018 um 22:51 Uhr schrieb Marco d'Itri <md@xxxxxxxx>:
> On Nov 21, Michael Stone <mstone@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > How many long-running production systems do you think people have run
> > usrmerge on? I'd guess close to zero, since there is no advantage whatsoever
> Actually I have quite a lot personally, with exactly zero problems.
> On some of them I also enjoy advantages of merged-/usr, like having
> multiple containers share the same /usr.
Ditto, I did the same with about 8 machines about two weeks ago with no issues.
It feels to me that there are a lot of people just assuming issues
will happen without data to back it up.
With the reproducible builds testing for changes based on usrmerge vs
non-usrmerge builds now, I hope at least for the "how does changing
the build chroots affect compatibility of built packages" we'll have
reliable data soon.
(At the moment I don't actually see the upcoming doom - a few packages
broke, bugs were fixed, life goes on. If it turns out that we are not
able to cope with new bugs in time, we can always change decisions
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