Re: node-like file conflicts
On Wed, 15 Aug 2012, Steve Langasek wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 15, 2012 at 02:15:20PM +0100, Jon Dowland wrote:
> > On Tue, Aug 07, 2012 at 01:00:38PM +0100, Ian Jackson wrote:
> > > /usr/games is a swamp for another time I think. I guess it contains
> > > an awful lot of things with clashing names.
> > Last I checked the latest FHS drafts removed /usr/games entirely, so the
> > morass might end up being dumped into /usr/bin at some point in the near
> > future, where they are promoted from $PATH conflicts to actual binary
> > conflicts.
> Removal of /usr/games has been proposed on the FHS mailing list. There have
> also been objections to this change. It is not in the current FHS draft.
> Merging /usr/games into /usr/bin is *wrong* because you want the superuser
> to *not* have sgid games in their path. /usr/games is the reciprocal of
Agreed. And most games in /usr/games are usually accessed through
desktop menu entries anyway, so they better be well away from the
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