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Re: shell script sniplets in /usr/bin?

Hello John,

On Sat, Jan 29, 2005 at 10:45:00AM -0600, John Hasler wrote:
> Jochen Voss writes:
> > until now I was under the impression that /usr/bin/ should only contain
> > programs which are expected to be directly called by users.
> > In bug #292759 the maintainer of gettext-base claims, that it is also ok
> > to install shell script sniplets, which are not executable on itself into
> > /usr/bin/
> You are correct.
Fine :-)  Any references for this?  I was a little bit disappointed that
the FHS was so unclear about /usr/bin and I do not know where else to look.
Maybe we should add something like "no non-programs in /usr/bin" to
policy if it is nowhere else?

All the best,

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