Re: Strange file location with SSLeay
"Adam P. Harris" <email@example.com> writes:
> [You (Martin Schulze)]
> >I've noticed that ssleay from non-US uses a subdirectory within
> >/usr/bin to store it's programs. This new path is not added to the
> >users path so they won't be able to call the programs. Is that
> Making a subdir under /usr/bin/ is definately not a good thing. I would
> submit an "important" bug against the package.
There is some prior art: /usr/bin/mh/
> Maybe they should be in /usr/sbin?
This won't solve the problem of the too many program names.
> >it be more convenient if I'd call ssleay with a parameter specifying
> >the crypt routine to use?
> Yes, that sounds good but consistency in application behavior is an issue
> to. You might formulate this and submit it a wishlist?
So this won't be solved immediately. So for now we should leave them
in the sub-dir and someone should ask the upstream author(s).
Sven Rudolph <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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