Use of bin versus libexec
luigi.toscano at tiscali.it
Thu Sep 20 23:20:37 BST 2012
David Faure wrote:
> On Thursday 20 September 2012 19:36:39 Sune Vuorela wrote:
>> On 2012-09-20, Kevin Krammer <krammer at kde.org> wrote:
>>> Do you mean $PREFIX/libexec, where $PREFIX will often be /usr (for=20
>>> distribution packages)?
>> that only works in redhat/fedora land. In other distributiotns, like
>> debian and ubuntu, libexec is placed in directories under
>> prefix/libdir/libraryname/ - e.g. /usr/lib/kde4/libexec or
> We really need a FHS addition for libexec.
Actually users of libexec are discussing about removing it.
See this presentation from this year's DevConf.cz:
(from http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/DeveloperConference2012 )
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