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Dividing the Linux desktop
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Posted Mar 30, 2011 17:18 UTC (Wed) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
(new directories in / do not bite, as long as they don't propagate too much. But /run is plainly good.)
Posted Mar 30, 2011 23:24 UTC (Wed) by roblucid (subscriber, #48964)
I say this, and I HATED the dictat that / & /usr ought not be in seperate FS's no more, where I was in the old-fart reactionary camp, believing in the right to segregate different kinds of data, to ease the admin of systems.
Fact was, I would create my own TLD's for each significant group of users, and not rely on /usr or /home, for a local machine centric view of the world.
Posted Mar 31, 2011 8:19 UTC (Thu) by rleigh (subscriber, #14622)
Posted Mar 31, 2011 16:46 UTC (Thu) by vonbrand (subscriber, #4458)
Great! Every file handled by the package manager goes under /pkg, everything else under /nopkg. Nice, orderly system with /pgg/emacs, /pkg/gcc, ... ;-)
Posted May 4, 2011 21:29 UTC (Wed) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
nix@mutilate 125 /home/nix% ls -l /pkg/emacs/
drwxr-xr-x 6 root root 4096 Apr 6 16:49 23.3-5568-1
drwxr-xr-x 6 root root 4096 May 2 22:55 24.1-104079
drwxr-xr-x 6 root root 4096 May 4 14:46 24.1-104105
nix@mutilate 126 /home/nix% ls -l /pkg/ncurses/
drwxr-xr-x 5 root root 4096 Sep 11 2009 5.7-20090815-old
drwxr-xr-x 6 root root 4096 Jan 16 14:30 5.7-20110108
drwxr-xr-x 6 root root 4096 Jan 16 14:35 5.7-20110108-32
drwxr-xr-x 6 root root 4096 Jan 16 14:31 5.7-20110108-wide
drwxr-xr-x 6 root root 4096 Jan 16 14:39 5.7-20110108-wide-32
All installed via DESTDIR and symlinked into place by graft.
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