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Re: Node.js and it's future in debian

On Thu, May 03, 2012 at 09:08:23AM -0700, Russ Allbery wrote:
> Thomas Goirand <zigo@debian.org> writes:
> > On 05/02/2012 06:00 AM, Russ Allbery wrote:
> >> and the binary isn't invoked directly by users
> > If the binary isn't invoked directly by the users, why do we have a
> > problem? Why can't a patch be introduced so that the binary doesn't live
> > in a user accessible path (eg: not in /usr/bin)?
> That's also an option, but the amount of work required to do the
> transition is basically the same either way, and in Debian usually
> programs meant to be invoked by inetd are kept in /usr/sbin.

The ham radio node command IS already in /usr/sbin
This does not stop people from writing scripts that invoke it, nor
stop them from invoking it on the command line.

Node.js' node IS already in /usr/bin


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