An early review of the /usr-move

Speaker: Helmut Grohne

Track: MiniDebConf Berlin 2024

Type: Long talk

Room: c-base

Time: May 19 (Sun): 15:35

Duration: 0:45

Debian has settled on moving aliased files from / to /usr via DEP17. While initially it looked a lot like we would change dpkg, this is not the route we are going now. I am giving a summary of the discussion results and explaining the resulting solution together with its advantages and disadvantages. I also delve into the process choices being made and try to derive a few early lessons learned.