Re: possible mass-filing of bugs: many shared library packages contain binaries in usr/bin
On Wed, 2002-05-08 at 14:46, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> Sean Middleditch <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > Ah,I thought /usr was used how I originally stated, and they made
> > /usr/home - I still see /usr/home on a lot of old-timer UNIX systems.
> What's old-timer? The really old books, ones that mention version 6
> Unix, have home directories directly under /usr.
I honestly don't know which systems they were. My professor a year back
was showing the class some older system, explaining the purposes of the
directory structure (from a Solaris standpoint).
He, and the book he had the class pass around, explained that /usr was
to allow a system to be booted without having to load the "extras" until
necessary. It was a more modern book, and it/the author may have been
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