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Re: /usr/lib vs /usr/libexec

Russell Coker <russell@coker.com.au> 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

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