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Re: offtopic helmet polishing (was Re: rm fails to remove symbolic links to directories)

On Mon, Apr 18, 2005 at 07:40:39PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>On Apr 18 18:27, Dave Korn wrote:
>>----Original Message----
>>>From: NNK_ml
>>>Sent: 18 April 2005 18:18
>>>>>Well, /bin is the bin, that's a bit like /dev/null, but /usr/bin is the
>>>>>user bin, that's where we throw all the user's files away when we want
>>>>>to delete them.  Then there's the user's local bin, which is a bit like
>>>>>the recycle bin in windows.
>>>So /usr/bin is where you dump entire user directories, but their local
>>>bin is where files go when the user deletes their own stuff?
>>I refer you to the last sentence of my earlier post!
>Since you were all making it up anyway, let's get serious (OT alarm!):
>Wouldn't it be much better(*) and cleaner(*) if every single Cygwin
>package would use its own subdirectory under C:\Program Files ?

Isn't this exactly what Dave was saying?

Again, I didn't really read the above but that is my interpretation of what
you've both written since I don't have time to do anything other than respond.


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