Re: hurd does NOT need /hurd
firstname.lastname@example.org (Thomas Bushnell, BSG) writes:
> Richard Kettlewell <email@example.com> writes:
>> Why do users have to type "/hurd/ftpfs" as the name of a
>> translator? Why can't they just type "ftpfs"?
> Among other things, the reason is that the user is giving the exact
> command line. It's very similar to the case of #! execution.
I don't follow you at all. Why is the user giving the exact command
line rather than something that can be searched for in a path, as with
conventional program execution? I'd like to know what the relevant
(I think that #! should honor PATH, but it seems unlikely that I'd win
>> (Relatedly, can translators -only- live in /hurd, or could an
>> unprivileged user compile their own and put it in ~/hurd, and have it
> Anywhere you like.
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