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From: Joshua Kinard <kumba@g.o>
Subject: Re: Re: Let's redesign the entire filesystem!
Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2012 08:27:16 -0400
On 03/14/2012 20:45, Zac Medico wrote:

> On 03/14/2012 05:36 PM, David Leverton wrote:
>> On 14 March 2012 23:47, Zac Medico <zmedico@g.o> wrote:
>>> It's more about what we're _not_ doing that what we're doing.
>>
>> Clearly something must have changed in udev 181 to make
>> /usr-without-initramfs not work anymore, and someone must have done
>> something to make that change happen, unless udev has aquired the
>> ability to evolve by itself.
> 
> You're pointing your finger at udev, but the udev change is just a
> symptom of a more general shift away from supporting the "/ is a
> self-contained boot disk that is independent of /usr" use case.


I think it's better to say that udev is one of the more important components
of your average Linux system that's decided to support a unified root + /usr
filesystem.  If we were looking at some non-critical, non-boot service that
made this decision, then we wouldn't be having this discussion.

-- 
Joshua Kinard
Gentoo/MIPS
kumba@g.o
4096R/D25D95E3 2011-03-28

"The past tempts us, the present confuses us, the future frightens us.  And
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