[arch-general] lib -> usr/lib

Oon-Ee Ng ngoonee.talk at gmail.com
Thu Jul 26 01:01:46 EDT 2012

On Thu, Jul 26, 2012 at 11:30 AM,  <brainworker at lavabit.com> wrote:
>>> If everything is to end up in /usr, then I'd argue that this makes /usr
>>> superfluous. If merging is to be done, then IMO things should be moved
>>> out
>>> of /usr, not moved in.
>> well no
>> the point is to have a single top-level directory for a single purpose.
>> so distribution provided files will go to /usr, local-system
>> configuration in /etc, /run is for runtime state, /var is the
>> local-system state (the non-ephemeral state).
> My variant is:
> /lib -> /usr/lib
> /bin -> /usr/bin
> /sbin -> /usr/bin
> After that rename:
> /usr to /system
> /etc to /config
> /dev to /device
> Why not using clear (and not so short) names to indicate real purpose!
Yes, why not just turn the device into android... renaming for the
sake of renaming serves no purpose. There are real benefits to moving
/lib and /bin into /usr, renaming folders does not provide any real

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