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Re: [Nmh-workers] fmttest program - where to install it?

From: Michael Richardson
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] fmttest program - where to install it?
Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2012 13:32:25 -0500

>>>>> "Ken" == Ken Hornstein <address@hidden> writes:
    >> Note that hier(7) makes no mention of libexec. libexec is an
    >> invention of the FSF and their standards document.

    Ken> Not true; I see libexec mentioned in hier(7) on MacOS X,
    Ken> NetBSD, and FreeBSD.  My personal memory is that it's been
    Ken> around for a while on NetBSD at least.  A quick Googling
    Ken> suggests that it's actually comes from the BSD world (although
    Ken> the FHS people don't like it).

Yes... my memory too.
The FHS people also fail to understand that bad things shouldn't happen
if you mkfs on /var on each boot.

    Ken> I understand where you're coming from, but I have to admit that
    Ken> I side with the people who think only libraries should live in
    Ken> $(libdir).  But I recognize this is a change from the way nmh
    Ken> used to behave, so that's why I'm asking about it.  I
    Ken> understand about Solaris, but again, it's easy to change with
    Ken> configure.  As for Irix ... well, that's not even a thing
    Ken> anymore, is it? :-/

I say go for it.

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