On Sun, 2011-11-06 at 01:09 +0100, Josselin Mouette wrote: > Le vendredi 04 novembre 2011 à 21:21 +0000, Ben Hutchings a écrit : > > It's not a GNU invention; I believe it derives from BSD. > > I stand corrected. That doesn’t make it have any more sense, though. > > > Apparently it's for executables that don't belong in the path (rarely > > used from interactive shells or scripts). > > We already have $pkglibdir and $pkgdatadir for those. There is no > technical need for a new directory in /usr, and it doesn’t improve > anything for users. It's widespread practice and doesn't seem to do any harm. So it seems like a waste of time to continue fighting it. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings You can't have everything. Where would you put it?
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