Understanding the bin, sbin, usr/bin, usr/sbin split

The /bin vs /usr/bin split (and all the others) is an artifact of this, a 1970′s implementation detail that got carried forward for decades by bureaucrats who never question _why_ they’re doing things.

via Understanding the bin, sbin, usr/bin, usr/sbin split

Welcome to the world of legacy, ladies and gentlemen.

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