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From: Duncan <1i5t5.duncan@×××.net>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-dev] Re: Let's redesign the entire filesystem! [was newsitem: unmasking udev-181]
Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2012 18:51:33
Message-Id: pan.2012.03.14.18.48.22@cox.net
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Let's redesign the entire filesystem! [was newsitem: unmasking udev-181] by Zac Medico
Zac Medico posted on Wed, 14 Mar 2012 10:52:48 -0700 as excerpted:

> On 03/14/2012 05:00 AM, James Cloos wrote: >>>>>>> "MS" == Marc Schiffbauer <mschiff@g.o> writes: >> >> MS> IIRC usr = unified system resources (not an abbrev. for "user")
>> Before sysv created /home, bsd used /usr for user dirs.
> Anyway, "unified system resources" makes a great retro-active acronym, > don't you think? What's in a name?
It does, especially when it's literally the case, including a /usr/etc bind-mounted on a tmpfs-based rootfs, that by login time, all that's visible of rootfs is mountpoints, nothing else, and /usr literally IS the "unified system resource" filesystem. -- Duncan - List replies preferred. No HTML msgs. "Every nonfree program has a lord, a master -- and if you use the program, he is your master." Richard Stallman

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