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Re: [RFC] libexecdir
- From: Christopher Faylor <cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 20 Jun 2013 10:19:52 -0400
- Subject: Re: [RFC] libexecdir
- References: <51C20788 dot 1070800 at users dot sourceforge dot net> <20130620082051 dot GI1620 at calimero dot vinschen dot de>
- Reply-to: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
On Thu, Jun 20, 2013 at 10:20:51AM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>Conflicts like this will happen. If we change libexec, we have to be
>prepared for this kind of stuff. Is it worth it?
I certainly have gone through this "pain" when the changeover was made
on Linux. If we want to provide the real Linux look-and-feel I don't
think we have any choice. :-)
But, seriously, I think that the change makes sense in the long run. If
we don't do this we'll eventually just have to be tweaking more and more
configurations to put things in /usr/libexec rather than /usr/lib.
On a similar note, what about Fedora (and others) fusion of /usr/bin <> /bin
and /usr/sbin <> /sbin? Do we want to think about that too? It would
certainly make sense for Cygwin. We could get rid of /usr/bin entirely.