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Re: standard for executable files under /usr/share

On Tue, Mar 18, 2003 at 09:54:38PM +0100, Sven Luther wrote:

> > would not be called directly by a user or by other applications?
> > /usr/share/bin is a bad idea -- if /usr/share/bin is acceptable, this is
> > a certain sign that the binaries in question actually belong in
> > /usr/bin.

> What about arch independant binaries ? Do they also need to go into
> /usr/bin evne if they are arch independent ?

$ find /usr/bin/ -exec file {} \; | grep -c 'shell script text executable'   

The condition for putting a file in /usr/bin is not whether it's
arch-independent, but whether it's something a user would run.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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