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On Friday 04 May 2012 19:06:37 William Hubbs wrote:
> If you use an initramfs to pre-mount /usr, all of these issues are moot
> and things just work (tm). Mike's sep-usr use flag option on busybox
> may do this, but see below.
> - Separate /usr without initramfs blocks the /usr merge.
> In my original request to have your vote reviewed, I pointed out the
> document which asserts that the /usr merge is a good thing and pointed
> out the thread in which we discussed it on -dev. The arguments
> supporting it are strong, and I haven't seen any technical argument
> against it that would not be addressed by using an initramfs with
> separate /usr. If you are using an initramfs, you will never know
> when the /usr merge happens, but if you are using something like
> Mike's option your system is not compatible with the merge.
why exactly do you say that ? i already explained that busybox[sep-usr] works
perfectly fine in a /usr-merged world. the /ginit static ELF literally needs
nothing else in the system to work. you could boot a rootfs where the only
thing in / was ginit and it wouldn't be a problem.
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