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Re: File Systems.

On Mon, 20 Mar 2000 mats.loman@home.se wrote:

> Example: The package super-database contains 6 binary executables used to
> mantail the super-database. The operator tries to find out which
> executables it is and does ls /usr/bin and get a list of 1417 files. How
> easy is it to find out which?

Lots of solutions are available to this, including package managers and
symlinks from somewhere else into or out of /usr/bin.

If every package used it's own directory to ease this, you'd have a pretty
impressive PATH, and a pretty unimpressive login time.


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