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Re: hurd does NOT need /hurd



Adam Heath <doogie@debian.org> writes:

> /lib contains things not loaded by users directly, but by something run by a
> user.

Quite right.  Programs in /hurd are often run by a user, just by a
very different mechanism than shell commands.

/lib, in the FHS, is for "behind-the-scenes" items that only a
programmer need pay attention to.  Programs in /hurd are not that at
all--they are very visible parts of the system that ordinary users
need to understand and run to use the system to its fullest.


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