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

Florian Pritz bluewind at xinu.at
Sun May 12 05:27:39 EDT 2013

On 12.05.2013 10:44, Thomas Bächler wrote:
> List of showstoppers:
> - Shells (with hardcoded paths in users' passwd)
> - fsck helpers (all hardcoded to be in /sbin)
> - Binaries that are used in services outside their package (obviously,
> we then need to fix those services)
> - Binaries that are hardcoded in scripts with their paths (fix those
> scripts, actually)

 - Binaries that are hardcoded in config files.

rsnapshot hardcodes the path to du, cp, mv, rm and friends. Perl's cpan
(or maybe cpanplus) hardcodes some paths too.

I'm pretty sure there are more...

Do we care? Given we care about shells, we probably do.

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