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Re: Hurd FS hierarchy (was Re: LD_LIBRARY_PATH troubles)

From: Carl Wilhelm Soderstrom
Subject: Re: Hurd FS hierarchy (was Re: LD_LIBRARY_PATH troubles)
Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2002 17:33:38 -0600
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again, not meaning to flame or be incendiary here; I have a great deal of
respect for Mr. Bushnell. :)

> > my main objection is the naming of /com. it seems very counter-intutive;
> > since my experience is that 'com' means 'command'. 
> This would require changing a *lot* of existing software.

        however, you're already proposing to change even more software, to
use /com, rather than /var.

> The "com" name is not new.
        maybe my experience is limited; but I haven't heard of it before. I
think that says something about how common a notion it is. maybe someone at
MIT used it; but they also used a lot of other things that have fallen by
the wayside.

Carl Soderstrom.
Network Engineer
Real-Time Enterprises

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