[Fedora-packaging] The role of %{_libexecdir} for using environment-modules

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Wed Oct 8 13:42:46 UTC 2008

Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski wrote:
> On Wednesday, 08 October 2008 at 15:28, Ed Hill wrote:

>>   /usr/libexec/%{name}
>>   /usr/libexec/%{name}-%{version}
>> that allows both names and, if desired, versions.
> It still feels like a bit of an abuse of libexec.
> I prefer using %{_libdir}/%{name}(-%{version})/bin for this purpose.

Agreed.  As had been pointed out already, libexec is for private stuff, 
not exposed to the end-user.

Also, while I'm not familiar with the app, it still feels odd to ship > 
1 version, and should be avoided if reasonably possible.

-- Rex

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