Adding ~/.local/bin to default PATH

Lennart Poettering mzerqung at
Thu Jul 28 18:49:35 UTC 2011

On Wed, 27.07.11 21:59, Marc-André Lureau (marcandre.lureau at wrote:

> Hi
> 2011/7/27 Miloslav Trmač <mitr at>:
> > (And of course, the thing to standardize would not be "bin", but a
> > subdirectory structure as defined by the GNU standards for --prefix.)
> I agree, it is precisely what I would like to see in a standard, a
> home "GNU" prefix for installing projects locally (that is, /opt and
> /usr/local are not an option).

You can read XDG basedir as spec that defines ~/.local as such a
directory if you wish, with the exception of ~/.config used as
replacement for etc.


Lennart Poettering - Red Hat, Inc.

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