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

* Stig Sandbeck Mathisen <ssm@debian.org> [111107 09:55]:
> Josselin Mouette <joss@debian.org> writes:
> > 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.
> Possibly not for the users, but it _certainly_ improves the environment
> for system and application administrators.
> Some applications (for instance: inn and mailman) have a lot of
> executables which only makes sense when you're in the context of that
> application user, so having a /usr/libexec/<package> in the path for
> that user makes life as an application administrator easier.

How is /usr/libexec/<package> better than /usr/lib/<package> in these


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