[Feature Suggestion] UsrMove continued

Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at chello.at
Thu Oct 11 23:54:50 UTC 2012

Chris Adams wrote:

> Once upon a time, Seth Vidal <skvidal at fedoraproject.org> said:
>> Not every decision a distribution makes is a good one, lets not get
>> caught up believing that we cannot make mistakes.
>> UsrMove was a mistake. End of discussion. Let's go back.
> I agree.  The additional churn would be another one-time pain, but then
> the Band-Aidâ„¢ would be ripped off and we'd be done.

Unfortunately, it's much harder to undo UsrMove than it was to do it: 
UsrMove just required merging some pairs of directories, unmerging them is 
much trickier. That's yet another reason why UsrMove is broken, it is almost 
impossible to revert. We've really painted us into a corner. :-(

        Kevin Kofler

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