Subject: Re: major hier(7) overhauls?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Scott Reynolds <scott.reynolds@Plexus.COM>
Date: 01/24/1999 14:00:08
Greg Woods wrote:
> As some of you know my favourite "major overhaul" would be to eliminate
> /usr and move the system entirely back into one self-consistent,
> single-level, hierarchy. We no longer need to split the system over
> separate disk packs, not because of size, not because of speed, not even
> because of reliability and robustness.
I want to point out for the record (realizing that this is an old thread)
that there is still a lot of hardware that NetBSD runs on that doesn't have
the disk capacity to do this. Forcing people to go out and scrounge disk
space is not reasonable.