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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Comment by static666
by static666 on Tue 31st Jan 2012 04:41 UTC
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IMHO, FHS seems to be among the last things that hold highly volatile s***e like Fedora and Ubuntu together these days. Break that and what is there to be Unix-like anymore? Wonder if other distributions will follow.

Edited 2012-01-31 04:52 UTC

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