[TUHS] Understanding the /bin, /sbin, /usr/bin, /usr/sbin Split

Random832 random832 at fastmail.us
Thu Feb 2 23:32:45 AEST 2012

On 2/1/2012 6:12 AM, Jose R. Valverde wrote:
> So, beyond the point of filling up a disk (and that's the point for the partition
> system) there was a need to ensure you could separate user data from system data:
> adding user programs or data to a separate space (disk, partition, whatever)
> ensured the system space was not filled and the system would not become unusable.

The thing is, /usr isn't "user data". That's /home. /usr is just "more 
system space".

And this article never actually explains sbin. Or /usr/share, which is 
interesting because as I understand it it's designed to be shareable 
between multiple computers of possibly different architectures

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