[OpenAFS] /usr/afsws convention

Chas Williams (CONTRACTOR) chas@cmf.nrl.navy.mil
Tue, 09 Nov 2010 21:45:37 -0500

In message <AANLkTim1bHYR=jKj-fAhsCkROVQoQvC=_V7a+0YnBXRO@mail.gmail.com>,Ken Dreyer writes:
>I'm looking at tidying and standardizing my $PATH across systems, and
>I had a question about the /usr/afsws path. Is the /usr/afsws
>convention considered "deprecated"?

i would guess that it is but we still use it here for various historical
reasons.  some modern os's let you configure user's paths for them so
this shouldnt be a huge issue.

>I've already got symlinks from /usr/afsws to
>/afs/cellname/@sys/usr/afsws. I also have /afs/cellname/apps
>symlinking to @sys/usr/afsws.

you might not want that.  when afs is broken on your client you might
find you want to get access to those utilities in /usr/afsws.