[arch-general] lib -> usr/lib
itremmons at gmail.com
Thu Jul 26 02:05:07 EDT 2012
On Wed, Jul 25, 2012 at 11:30:06PM -0400, 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!
Things are tried and true... But things have changed alot in recent years.
For example network/internet bandwidth or the size and speed of storage medium.
AND re-naming things is not keeping it simple... or is it? No its not..
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