Please add GNU id-utils to Fedora
jim at meyering.net
Wed May 16 15:50:08 UTC 2012
Michal Schmidt wrote:
> On 05/14/2012 10:11 AM, Jim Meyering wrote:
>> Miloslav Trmač wrote:
>>> I'm pretty sure that naming conflicts in /usr/bin have happened before
>>> in Fedora, I'm not sure how they were resolved.
>> Even in a relatively minimal system, I see many programs installed
>> in both /sbin and /bin, though none seem to conflict:
>> Odd that some point from /bin to /sbin, and others from /sbin to /bin.
>> Some use relative symlinks, others use absolute.
> These are not comparable to the "lid" situation. They are either:
> - programs using consolehelper, the legacy privilege escalation
> mechanism, which depends on one of the names being a symlink to
> consolehelper and the other name being the program itself,
> - cases where the program historically lived in one directory, then
> was moved to the other and a symlink in the old directory was added
> for backwards compat. But it is the same program.
> They're not comparable to the "lid" name conflict between two different programs.
Thanks for confirming my "none seem to conflict" comment.
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