[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: linq

On Wed, Feb 26, 2020 at 12:52:09PM -0700, ghe wrote:
> On Wednesday, February 26, 2020 9:10 AM, David Wright
> <deblis@lionunicorn.co.uk> wrote:
> > You may be running a system where even /bin and /sbin have ceased
> > to exist as directories, and are merely symlinks to /usr/bin and
> > /usr/sbin. Evolution? Tidying up? …
> No. In Buster, /usr/(s)bin are still dirs on all the Linux computers
> around here (2 AMD64 Busters and a Raspbian Buster):
> root@sbox:~# ls -lh /usr | egrep bin
> drwxr-xr-x   3 root root  60K Feb 24 16:48 bin
> drwxr-xr-x   2 root root  20K Feb 24 16:46 sbin

You misunderstood.  David is saying that /bin may be a symlink, instead
of a directory.  He said nothing about /usr/bin changing.

ls -ld /bin /sbin /lib

For more details, see <https://wiki.debian.org/UsrMerge>.

Reply to: