[arch-dev-public] [RFC] merge /bin, /sbin, /lib into /usr/bin and /usr/lib

Andrea Scarpino andrea at archlinux.org
Sat Mar 3 04:55:33 EST 2012

On Saturday 03 March 2012 10:49:43 Pierre Schmitz wrote:
> I agree that the /usr subtree we have atm and also the distinction of
> bin and sbin is not really useful and confuses more than it helps.
> Especially the sbin one doesn't make any sense. So it's nice to cleanup
> our filesystem and merge things together. While I don't think a
> read-only /usr is of any use or even advisable I see that having
> everything in /usr is more flexible; so I am fine with that.
> So in short: +1 from me.
Everything in /usr and to be able to mount it as read-only is nice IMHO. (and 
if I understood correctly I could even mount a /usr with KDE-git and one with 

Another +1 from me.


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