UsrMove feature breaking "yum upgrade" upgrades from older releases to F17?

Lennart Poettering mzerqung at
Sat Jan 28 17:01:02 UTC 2012

On Sat, 28.01.12 11:29, Ralf Corsepius (rc040203 at wrote:

> On 01/28/2012 10:47 AM, Miloslav Trma─Ź wrote:
> >
> >[1] Improved compatibility with Solaris - Seriously? We didn't need
> >that level of compatibility back when Linux was a small niche, why
> >would we care now?
> >I feel mildly insulted by that argument.
> Why stop with Solaris compatibility and not mimick Windows?
> No /usr, no /bin => /redhat. Seems to be the spirit behind all this.

Actually we originally wanted to rename "/usr" to "C:\PROGA~1\" but we
feared FESCO might not agree to that, on grounds that backslashes might
be too hard to type on the shell prompt! But we'll propose that for F18,


Lennart Poettering - Red Hat, Inc.

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