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: Thom is right
by l3v1 on Tue 31st Jan 2012 07:04 UTC in reply to "Thom is right"
l3v1
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I'd say the only ones who have problems with the fs hierarchy in linux are those who's only agenda is to look at the fs. The rest of us are pretty much fine.

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