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Re: libexec in glibc

tb@becket.net (Thomas Bushnell, BSG) writes:

> Jeff Bailey <jbailey@nisa.net> writes:
> > The issues is that by Debian policy, all Debian ports must follow the
> > FHS.  The same is true of the FreeBSD and NetBSD ports (I only noticed
> > this because of the patch to support FreeBSD).
> >
> > Certainly after */libexec is added into the FHS, we can add it back
> > in.  We would have to recompile a whole lot of Debian anyway, so doing
> > glibc on top of that shouldn't be a problem.
> We need not change anything now in Hurd systems.  We do not need to
> worry about matching aspects of policy that we expect to change by the
> time we actually release.  And, we expect that FHS will have, by that
> time, a Hurd-specific annex that covers this particular point.

Why keep it Hurd-specific?  If would be equally useful on Linux too (I
would very much like to see libexec on GNU/Linux if and when the FHS
adopts it).

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