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Re: possible mass-filing of bugs: many shared library packages contain binaries in usr/bin

On Sun, May 05, 2002 at 05:51:25PM +0200, Jeroen Dekkers wrote:
> On Sun, May 05, 2002 at 11:53:48PM +0900, Junichi Uekawa wrote:
> > Jeroen Dekkers <jeroen@dekkers.cx> immo vero scripsit:
> > > The problem is that we don't have /libexec in Debian GNU/Linux (we do
> > > in GNU/Hurd). I really think that's a bug and those binaries in these
> > > library packages probably belong in /libexec.
> > 
> > No, most of them are just misplaced binary files.
> > Having a /libexec is not related at all to the problem described here.
> Of course it is, if they are only called by libraries (or other
> binaries), they should be in /libexec instead of /bin. And I'm not
> sure it's wrong to ship them in a library packages then.

You're missing the point. What happens when the user wants to install
two versions of a library package simultaneously?

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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