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Re: hurd does NOT need /hurd

>>>>> "Emile" == Emile van Bergen <e-advies@evbergen.xs4all.nl> writes:


Emile> You could just as well argue that program that are primarily
Emile> intended to be ran from cron should be put somewhere other than
Emile> /bin, even though a user explicitly specifies himself that the
Emile> program must be run on his own behalf, and even though the
Emile> program follows normal exec()-style executable semantics. And
Emile> naturally, that's nonsense.

Except that programs that are primarily run by cron still do something
useful when run from the command line.  You can logrotate, updatedb,
etc. etc. before cron decides it's time to do it, just by running the
programs on the command line, if you ever feel the need to.

On the other hand, translators generally don't do anything useful when
run from the command line, other than spitting out a warning message, as
has been mentioned many times during this discussion, and it doesn't
really make any sense to run them from the command line.

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