[FHS] helper scripts location

Matthew Garrett mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org
Mon Jun 13 13:27:55 UTC 2011

On Mon, Jun 13, 2011 at 03:16:45PM +0200, Lennart Poettering wrote:
> On Mon, 13.06.11 13:41, Richard W.M. Jones (rjones at redhat.com) wrote:
> > 
> > On Mon, Jun 13, 2011 at 02:18:18PM +0200, Lennart Poettering wrote:
> > > What is the benefit of a separate libexecdir?
> > 
> > I guess because binaries shouldn't go in the library directory.
> But it isn't a library directory. It's a directory for arch-depndendant
> stuff, which includes (but is not limited to) libraries.

It's a directory for arch-dependent stuff that should only exist once on 
a system, whereas lib is for arch-dependent stuff that may exist for 
multiple architectures on one system. I have no opinion on whether that 
distinction is important.

Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org

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