Re: usrmerge -- plan B?
- Date: Mon, 03 Dec 2018 18:22:03 -0800
- From: Russ Allbery <rra@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: usrmerge -- plan B?
Guillem Jover <guillem@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> The current merged-/usr deployment (via usrmerge or the bootstrapping
> symlink generation before unpack) is a major hack, and bypasses the dpkg
> understanding of the filesystem, it breaks dpkg-query, and while we
> could workaround the breakage there, it's still the wrong way to go
> around this.
Does this imply that you're considering adding support for merging /usr
*properly* directly inside dpkg, with all the correct updates to dpkg's
Because that would be an awesome way to fully support this.
Russ Allbery (rra@xxxxxxxxxx) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>