Fedora Plans Changes to Filesystem Hierarchy

Fedora developers, Harald Hoyer and Kay Sievers (both Red Hat employees), are proposing that all executable files are moved into the /usr/bin directory and libraries into /usr/lib or /usr/lib64. The UsrMove proposal is an: attempt to clean up the mess that was made when the /sbin and /bin directories were first split off from each other, and would essentially pull in every component of the operating system to a single mounted volume. Err, they have been split off from each other since the dawn of Unix without any problem. According to Lennart Poettering: Having all static, distro-specific, sharable OS in