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Re: /usr/lib vs /usr/libexec

Martin Waitz <tali@admingilde.org> writes:
>> Should we change some of these to /usr/libexec?
> well, it would be against the FHS, I think.
> The BSDs use libexec but I don't really see a good reason why it exists.

GNU project stuff also uses libexec (by default; I don't know if that
location gets overridden in debian builds).  E.g., if you build your own
emacs, notice it installs various helper programs in

I don't know if there's an argument for it other than clarity and warm
fuzzies.  [I personally think that if a good idea is "against the FHS",
the right answer is to change the FHS.]

Come now, if we were really planning to harm you, would we be waiting here,
 beside the path, in the very darkest part of the forest?

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