On Thu, 2012-01-05 at 07:27 +1300, Kent Fredric wrote:
> 2012/1/5 Ulrich Mueller <email@example.com>
> > >>>>> On Wed, 4 Jan 2012, Michał Górny wrote:
> > There's really nothing pointless or blurry about this separation.
> > The FHS has a nice definition: "The contents of the root filesystem
> > must be adequate to boot, restore, recover, and/or repair the system."
> Given that these tools are being moved to /usr and/or duplicated to in
> initrd , what is the point of a root filesystem anyway now? Just to
> mount other things on? Just to store /etc ?
> Or will /etc move to /usr too?
> /usr/etc somewhat horrifies me.
No no no, the idea is that once all binaries are in /usr, you can easily
share /usr between different systems and do updates in a sane way.. You
can also mount /usr read-only, but still have / be read-write.