Installing executables with generic names

Chris Rees utisoft at
Tue Feb 14 19:27:35 UTC 2012

On 14 Feb 2012 18:54, "Mikhail T." <mi+thun at> wrote:
> On 14.02.2012 13:17, Ion-Mihai Tetcu wrote:
>> The other idea of prefixing them is_much_  better.
> Ok, so which flavor of prefixing do you prefer? Should the executable
"bar" be installed as bin/foo-bar or as bin/foo/bar?

bin/foo-bar means it can still be called without an explicit path, so that
is better.

Look for autoconf hooks to add prefices this way (if it uses configure...)


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