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Re: /usr/lib vs /usr/libexec

Russell Coker <russell@coker.com.au> writes:

> Should we change some of these to /usr/libexec?

Debian strives to follow the FHS (http://www.pathname.com/fhs), and
this standard does not include /usr/libexec.

See also http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=146023,
which mentions the use of /usr/lib/<package> for storing support
binaries out of the way. 

Stig Sandbeck Mathisen

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