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

On 8 May 2002, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> /usr is where the home directories went.  The whole system did once
> fit in /, but there was a desire to have a place to put user home
> directories.  That was /usr.  In other words, the original /usr served
> the purpose that /home did.

Ah, so *that* is why dunnet behaves that way...

</me sees all the puzzle pieces fall together>

Hm. I've always found 'usr' a better name for 'home'. I wasn't that
strange, then.

wouter dot verhelst at advalvas dot be

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