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LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 23, 2013
An "enum" for Python 3
An unexpected perf feature
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
Root will still be able to login even without their home directory in emergencies.
Various notes on /usr unification
Posted Feb 29, 2012 15:56 UTC (Wed) by jengelh (subscriber, #33263)
The point of /root not being in /home is even more volatile (as in: potentially not available due to whatever outage) than /usr.
Posted Mar 1, 2012 12:38 UTC (Thu) by smurf (subscriber, #17840)
Posted Mar 1, 2012 12:56 UTC (Thu) by Cyberax (✭ supporter ✭, #52523)
Maybe it could be a job for union mounts (once Valerie Aurora gets them mainlined).
Posted Mar 3, 2012 17:00 UTC (Sat) by dpquigl (subscriber, #52852)
Posted Mar 3, 2012 22:07 UTC (Sat) by Cyberax (✭ supporter ✭, #52523)
And no, I'm not aware of any progress in that area.
Posted Mar 4, 2012 18:02 UTC (Sun) by dpquigl (subscriber, #52852)
Posted Mar 4, 2012 22:36 UTC (Sun) by Cyberax (✭ supporter ✭, #52523)
However, FUSE itself is not ready at all for high-performance filesystems. It's fine for things like sshfs over WAN but totally sucks for local filesystems.
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