Re: possible mass-filing of bugs: many shared library packages contain binaries in usr/bin
Wichert Akkerman <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> No, the attitude that some Hurd people show annoys me somewhat. So
> far I haven't seen a good argument from anyone for a libexec
> hierarchy except `performance reasons'.
libexec should be separated from lib for the same reason that etc
should be separate from var: it makes good sense to separate different
kinds of files rather than dumping them all in one directory.
> The fact that someone else has something is not a good argument. They
> may just have it for legacy reasons, or might have been misguided. We
> should make that decision ourselves instead of following others.
You think they have it for "legacy reasons"? You're totally clueless
about this Wichert; I can tell you the damn history so you don't have
to guess, but you seem more interested in guessing.
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