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Re: Bug#192869: surfraw: surprized you added so many commands to /usr/bin

Stephen Stafford <ssta@pol.ac.uk> writes:

> That's workable too.  I don't see the objection to putting them in
> /usr/bin/surfraw though.  /usr/bin is where binaries are supposed to go.
> /usr/lib is (mainly) for libraries, these scripts are not libraries.

It doesn't gain you anything to put subdirectories in /usr/bin it just
add up polution.

The agument against putting binaries in /usr/lib is well known. The
solution is to use /usr/libexec which is what GNU wants to. Neither
FHS or Debian is using /usr/libexec though.

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