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.
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RE[4]: About time...
by Carewolf on Mon 30th Jan 2012 23:22 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: About time..."
Carewolf
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2005-09-08

Don't break things if you don't have to. You can always present it in a nicer way in the GUI, but don't break things if you don't have to..

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