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Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2012 08:50:30 -0400
From: Kurt H Maier <>
Subject: Re: filesystem layout

On Tue, Sep 25, 2012 at 01:35:45PM +0200, Luca Barbato wrote:
> On 09/25/2012 01:26 PM, Kurt H Maier wrote:
> Spending lots of time unbundling dependencies from packages so they
> could use the up-to-date shared version might bring you to have a bias.

My bias is toward effective, practical, convenient solutions.

> Any system management that force you to reinstall all your packages
> because zlib had a bug doesn't seem efficient.

Not being able to run a five-year-old binary because of versioned
libraries is not efficient.  Package upgrades are easy.  They're even
easier when their contents are statically linked.

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