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Re: Path modification

Jon Eisenstein <jon@dominia.dyn.dhs.org> writes:
> I recently filed a bug report (80092) against the nmh package regarding
> the location of its program files. It installs files into /usr/bin/mh,
> which isn't in the path, making running the program difficult until the
> reason is found.
> A suggestion was made by the maintainer to file a report against
> base-files to add that to the default path

I thought the reason for putting mh commands into a separate directory
was to avoid gratitous namespace pollution for the majority that doesn't
use mh (given that mh uses a lot of commands with overly generic names).

If the mh bin directory is in the default path, what's the point?

Love is a snowmobile racing across the tundra.  Suddenly it flips over,
pinning you underneath.  At night the ice weasels come.  --Nietzsche

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