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Re: moving libhandle to /usr

To: Mike Frysinger <vapier@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: moving libhandle to /usr
From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 6 Oct 2009 19:44:25 -0400
Cc: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, nathans@xxxxxxxxxx, sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <200910061533.51365.vapier@xxxxxxxxxx>
References: <20091006154249.GA1411@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> <200910061533.51365.vapier@xxxxxxxxxx>
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On Tue, Oct 06, 2009 at 03:33:46PM -0400, Mike Frysinger wrote:
> On Tuesday 06 October 2009 11:42:49 Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> > Currently we install the versioned libhandle into /lib by default,
> > and all other libraries into /usr.  Given that no program in / actually
> > uses libhandle this seems rather awkward to me.  From Mike's comments
> > in the past I think Gentoo already installs it into /usr anyway.
> > 
> > Is there anything speaking against moving all libraries to /usr and
> > switching Debian/Fedora to that aswell?
> xfsdump uses it and xfsdump is installed into / by default right ?  so 
> libhandle needs to be in /lib so long as xfsdump is in /sbin.

Indeed, the makefile configuration currently builds it into /, while
the configure default uses /usr.  Yikes..

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