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Re: /usr/lib vs /usr/libexec

Thomas Bushnell BSG <tb@becket.net> writes:

> Martin Dickopp <martin@zero-based.org> writes:
>> Thomas Bushnell BSG <tb@becket.net> writes:
>>> If there is a reason to separate /usr from / (which so many people
>>> think there is, though I don't understand why, since it has no
>>> semantic significance at all), why separate /lib from /etc?
>> I don't see a semantic difference between /bin and /usr/bin (or /lib and
>> /usr/lib). IMHO, the only reason for /bin and /lib is that some programs
>> and libraries need to be available before is /usr is mounted.
> That doesn't make sense.  If you get rid of the /usr vs / distinction,
> then there is no "before /usr is mounted".  

But then you have a minimum 1-5GB /. That sucks.


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