Shane Hathaway shane at
Sat Jan 7 00:59:13 CET 2006

Levi Campbell wrote:
> what is /usr/lib/ used for?

On many systems, it is the core of Python, and /usr/bin/python2.4 is a 
small wrapper around it.  Here's what I see on my box:

[shane at panther usr]$ ls -l bin/python2.4 lib/
-rwxr-xr-x  1 root root    4072 Oct  3 12:35 bin/python2.4
-r-xr-xr-x  1 root root 1009832 Oct  3 12:35 lib/


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