Subject: Re: use of share vs lib
To: firstname.lastname@example.org, Ignatios Souvatzis <email@example.com>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/31/1998 12:15:39
On Fri, Jul 31, 1998 at 03:08:06AM -0700, Tim Rightnour wrote:
> On 31-Jul-98 Ignatios Souvatzis spoke unto us all:
> # shareable datafiles (e.g., text format, or with defined endianness etc.):
> # share
> I agree.. most of what I'm talking about here are level files supplied with the
> game, soundfiles, xpms, scorfiles, conf files.. etc etc..
> # nonshareable datafiles (e.g., binary format with whatever edndianesses or
> # long sizes or float formats happen to be around):
> # libdata
> libdata would be an *excellent* place for someone to sit down and *fix* things
> like fvwm which install *binaries* into /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fvwm
allow me to dissent.
If we really want to fix _that_ (which is somehow documented, at least
per precedent, by X11) binaries that are executed by other binaries
only go into libexec.
> This is what we need to document.. what goes where, and why..
man hier says:
libexec/ system daemons & system utilities (executed by other
pkg/ packages maintained by groups other than Berkeley
bin/ contributed binaries
sbin/ contributed system utilities
include/ contributed include files
libexec/ contributed daemons
libdata/ contributed data files