Re: /usr/lib vs /usr/libexec
Russell Coker <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> It seems that Red Hat has a lot of programs under /usr/libexec that are
> under /usr/lib in Debian. One example is /usr/lib/postfix
> vs /usr/libexec/postfix.
> It seems to me that /usr/libexec is a better name for such things, and having
> the same directory names used across distributions provides real benefits
> (copying config files and binaries from other distributions when a bug stops
> a server working and it's REALLY important to get it fixed fast).
> Should we change some of these to /usr/libexec?
That would be /usr/libexec/arch-os/postfix vs /usr/lib/arch-os/postfix
If you consider any change then please include the multiarch changes
at the same time. No point doing 2 transitions for etch.
PS: ln -s lib /usr/libexec