[Pkg-uml-devel] Re: [uml-devel] "Configuring network interfaces...execvp of 'uml_net' failed - errno = 2" error msg

Matt Zimmerman mdz at debian.org
Tue Feb 21 16:14:50 UTC 2006

On Tue, Feb 21, 2006 at 12:02:40PM +0100, Stefano Melchior wrote:
> Once discovered the issue and find the workaround [1], I am wondering why,
> if you moved uml_net from /usr/bin to /usr/lib/uml/, you left the other
> uml_* executable on the first dir.

This was to comply with the FHS:


uml_net is not intended to be executed by a user, only invoked as an
auxiliary program by UML itself.

I discussed this with Jeff at the time, and he agreed that it should move,
but never moved it upstream apparently.

I patched the Debian UML sources to match.

> Is it worthy to move all of them to /usr/lib/uml/?

No, see above.

 - mdz

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