Less' bindir

Gerard Beekmans gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Wed Sep 11 19:15:56 PDT 2002

On September 2, 2002 02:09 am, Teemu Tervo wrote:
> We're installing less to /bin, where IMO (and the FHS', not that you
> care) it shouldn't be. This issue was brought up a while ago:
> http://archive.linuxfromscratch.org/mail-archives/lfs-dev/2002/06/0218.html
> "[...] reading log files to figure out why your system won't come up is
> a
> royal pain without less. Programs which are necessary to troubleshoot
> your computer go in /bin instead of /usr/bin. Therefore less goes in
> /bin."
> We already have more in /bin, which should be more than enough in case
> the above happens.

'more' sucks, less is a lot better. And, whatever the FHS says it's not a 
rule, just a guideline (much like the LFS book is). 

Gerard Beekmans

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