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Author: Simon
To: dng
Subject: Re: [DNG] FHS deficiencies: Was: Er, Not that way ? .Re: Announcing Devuan 4.0: Chimaera!
Olaf Meeuwissen via Dng <dng@???> wrote:

>>> Might I suggest $HOME/bin :-)
>> ~/bin isn't ideal for two reasons:
>> 1) It's integrated with all sorts of config, cache, and who knows what,
>> and can easily be lost or wiped out in a re-installation.
> In the case of $HOME/bin getting lost or wiped out in a re-installation
> I'd argue you have bigger problems than just losing $HOME/bin. You have
> most likely lost all of your $HOME, and maybe even other users' $HOME as
> well.

The most logical place for personal stuff is in your $HOME. <a bit tongue in cheek> If it’s a mess at home, then tidy up a bit - better than deciding home is too much of a mess and effectively just moving house to start again at another home.