[TUHS] User maintained programs in the Second Edition
dds at aueb.gr
Fri Dec 23 19:37:25 AEST 2016
On 23/12/2016 04:28, Doug McIlroy wrote:
>> Does anyone remember whether at the time these were installed in the
>> system-wide /bin directory,
> Those that I remember were in /usr/bin.
So was "/usr/bin" initially only for user-contributed binaries, or was
it from its inception a place for binaries that were not essential for
system boot and could not fit in the root partition?
The second reason is the one that is popularly documented e.g.:
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