Re: A stylistic question?
Subject: Re: A stylistic question?
Date: Mon, Jun 28, 1999 at 05:38:10PM +0930
In reply to:Michael Talbot-Wilson
Quoting Michael Talbot-Wilson(firstname.lastname@example.org):
> > Hi. I finally worked out how to do the Linux equivalent of batch files
> > (scripts) and was wondering if there was a generally accepted directory
> > for keeping user (and/or root) scripts in.
> I don't think there is, but it is generally accepted that anything that is not host-specific (such as binaries, which depend on the CPU) should go under /usr/share.
> Unless someone has a better idea I would put general-purpose scripts in /usr/share/bin.
If you only want them for yourself then /home/bin would be fine. If
you want them available to other users then I would use /usr/local/bin.
I didn't see /usr/share in the default Debian path although it could
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