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Re: hurd does NOT need /hurd

Richard Kettlewell <richardk@chiark.greenend.org.uk> writes:

> Why do users have to type "/hurd/ftpfs" as the name of a translator?
> Why can't they just type "ftpfs"?

Among other things, the reason is that the user is giving the exact
command line.  It's very similar to the case of #! execution.

> (Relatedly, can translators -only- live in /hurd, or could an
> unprivileged user compile their own and put it in ~/hurd, and have it
> work?)

Anywhere you like.


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