Re: directory under /usr/bin -- Ok or not?
Clint Adams writes ("Re: directory under /usr/bin -- Ok or not?"):
> On Fri, Nov 04, 2011 at 09:46:20PM +0100, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> > I don?t think Debian requests FHS to document something before we can
> > use it. The real problem with the bizarre GNU invention that
> > is /usr/libexec is that nobody knows what it is here for.
> Allegedly it was going to be in the FHS but a couple of Debian
> loudmouths whined until it was omitted for no good reason.
As one of those loudmouths:
1. There is still no good reason for libexec.
2. Obviously the right answer with a standardisation decision you
don't like is to wait until (a) it's implemented everywhere and
(b) the people you originally disagreed with have moved on to other
things, and then to change the standard to be the way you always
wanted it to be.