[arch-dev-public] Merging the "bin" directories

Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi vmlinuz386 at yahoo.com.ar
Sun May 12 01:56:50 EDT 2013

On 05/12/2013 02:22 AM, Allan McRae wrote:
> Hi,
> Now the dust has settled on the /lib -> usr/lib move and pacman-4.1 is
> out (which has some fixes in this area), it is time to start looking at
> doing the rest of the usr merge.
> I have created a TODO list with all packages that have files in /bin,
> /sbin or /usr/sbin.  As the list is fairly long, the first pass will be
> to adjust as many packages as possible to install their files in
> /usr/bin instead.  Some packages clearly can not have that done and will
> have to wait until we are prepared to replace those directories with
> symlinks.
> Once we see how many packages are left, we can start planning to finally
> get rid of these directories.
> Allan

Looks like we are going "one step" more compared to Fedora right?

/bin /sbin /usr/sbin -> /usr/bin (Arch Linux)
/bin -> /usr/bin AND /sbin -> /usr/sbin (Fedora)

This looks nice :)

Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi
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