Re: RES: /usr/lib vs /usr/libexec
Adam McKenna <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Wed, May 18, 2005 at 03:38:33AM -0400, Glenn Maynard wrote:
>> This just seems like change for the sake of change, with trivial benefits,
>> if any.
> I agree, and I admit to not having read this whole thread, but has anyone
> made a serious argument as to why we need yet another directory for non-user
> executables? It seems to me that /usr/sbin would serve just fine for this.
sbin is for things that should be in root's path. The executables in
question are ones that shouldn't be in anyone's path. (The standard
example is programs started only by inetd.)