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Re: directory under /usr/bin -- Ok or not?

On Wed, 2 Nov 2011 18:41:20 -0400
Yaroslav Halchenko <debian@onerussian.com> wrote:

> thanks once again
> > Your understanding is misguided.  If you intend it to be a user
> > interface, it belongs on the PATH.  If you don't, it belongs
> > under /usr/lib.
> I hear you regarding that ideally they should be on the PATH...
> but -- nothing in FHS talks about PATH.
> thoughts aloud:
>    science could indeed be considered a  game -- may be I should
> advise on such PATH-driven interpretation and ask upstream to place
>    their binaries under /usr/games then which is in the PATH -- then
> we should all be compliant with our intertrepations of FHS ;)
> damn... there is only 1 /usr/games so once again -- conflicts
> conflicts conflicts

Not sure what you're trying to suggest here? The FHS *is* clear on what
goes in /usr/games:
games     Games and educational binaries (optional)

> not sure if of any point, since the list seems to be only full of
> SPAM I have posted my question to [1].
> [1]
> http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/forum.php?thread_name=20111102222553.GL10325%40onerussian.com&forum_name=freestandards-fhs-discuss

This is not the proper location for FHS discussion, [1] is.

[1] https://lists.linux-foundation.org/mailman/listinfo/fhs-discuss


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