libexecdir and i686-pc-linux-gnu-dir

Björn Lindberg d95-bli at
Tue Mar 20 08:59:52 PST 2001

On Mon, 19 Mar 2001, Dieter Scholz wrote:

> Hi,
> I have two questions about the current LFS directory layout:
> 1.)
> Wouldn't it be better, if we put the libexecdir in /usr/lib/libexec?
> Why?
> because the FHS says:
> "/usr/lib includes object files, libraries, and internal binaries (!) that
> are not intended to be executed directly by users or shell scripts."

yes. This means that to conform to FHS you should use


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