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From: Duncan <1i5t5.duncan@...>
Subject: Re: Let's redesign the entire filesystem! [was newsitem: unmasking udev-181]
Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2012 18:48:22 +0000 (UTC)
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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