Subject: Re: netscape (binary package)
To: SAVE MY WALRUS <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Todd Vierling <email@example.com>
Date: 01/11/1999 16:06:22
On Mon, 11 Jan 1999, SAVE MY WALRUS wrote:
: This, I believe, is the point Jason was trying to make. It oughtn't be
: a catch-all for anything. Locations should be well thought out. /lib
: is for libraries (hey, fancy that).
...and except for Netscape's binary, the `share'able stuff (NLS and
XKeysymDB), it's all actually libraries.
So, to rehash and make one concede, the following could be done:
$PREFIX/lib/netscape everything but NLS, XKeysymDB, and netscape binaries
(this is $MOZILLA_HOME)
$PREFIX/libexec where the netscape binaries go
$PREFIX/share/netscape where the shareable stuff goes
: Speaking of /usr/libexec, I _am_ curious to the exact definition of
: what is supposed to be there. It looks like a repository of daemons
: which speak out to sockets or attach themselves somewhere besides std*.
: In which case, shouldn't nfsd, nfsiod and pppd go there?
libexec/ system daemons & system utilities (executed by other
The key phrase is in parentheses. All of nfsd, nfsiod, and pppd are invoked
-- Todd Vierling (Personal firstname.lastname@example.org; Bus. email@example.com)