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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
metadata?

Because that would be an awesome way to fully support this.

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Russ Allbery (rra@xxxxxxxxxx)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>