Re: Where to put non-end-user binaries?
>>>>> "Florian" == Florian Hinzmann <email@example.com> writes:
Florian> Hi! Lets say a debian package foo contains a binary
Florian> "prog" which needs another binary or shell script
Florian> "helper" to run.
Florian> Should I install these files as /usr/bin/prog and
Florian> /usr/lib/foo/helper ?
It depends. For my Nethack package, I have a helper/wrapper
script in /usr/games/nethack, but the actual nethack
executable lives in /usr/lib/games/nethack/nethack.
If you intend the end user to run helper, put it in /usr/bin.
If you intend them to run prog, put it in /usr/bin.
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