Subject: Re: current port-vax status
To: Charlie ROOT <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 02/28/2006 06:10:34
On Feb 27, 2006, at 9:36 PM, Charlie ROOT wrote:
> For example, newer BSDs (and perhaps GNU even more so) seem
> to regard typing longer paths as enjoyable: /usr/man ->
> /usr/share/man, /usr/pub/ascii -> /usr/share/misc/ascii...
You're neglecting to consider the reasons for changes like the ones
you cite. The contents of /usr/share are specifically the bits that
are sharable between heterogeneous systems.
> Often Linux, which (unlike BSD) has no V7 heritage, sticks
> more closely to that heritage.
Depends on which Linux distribution you're using, I guess.