Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 30th Jan 2012 20:39 UTC
General Unix Finally something really interesting to talk about. If you've used UNIX or any of its derivatives, you've probably wondered why there's /bin, /sbin, /usr/bin, /usr/sbin in the file system. You may even have a rationalisation for the existence of each and every one of these directories. The thing is, though - all these rationalisations were thought up after these directories were created. As it turns out, the real reasoning is pretty damn straightforward.
Permalink for comment 505191
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
Straying a bit....
by gan17 on Mon 30th Jan 2012 21:46 UTC
gan17
Member since:
2008-06-03

Anyone else looking forward to StaLi: http://sta.li/

Reply Score: 1