[rtmpdump] install all progs in bindir?

Howard Chu hyc at highlandsun.com
Wed Jul 21 21:19:57 CEST 2010

Anssi Hannula wrote:
> Howard Chu kirjoitti tiistai, 20. heinäkuuta 2010 20:30:32:
>> Andy Botting wrote:
>>> I actually agree with Anssi. I have rtmpsuck running on a server in
>>> another country so I can watch RTMP streams that are Geo-blocked,
>>> without requiring a full-blown VPN.
>>> RTMPsuck doesn't need root privileges to run, and in my case, I don't
>>> need any IPTables rules. I think the patch is right.
>> And you're wrong too.
>> rtmpgw/rtmpsrv/rtmpsuck are servers. Servers don't belong in /usr/bin.
> Just out of interest, where's that rule from?

Probably from the first Unix releases. Certainly it's true in my copy of the 
4.2 BSD manuals.

> At least Filesystem Hierarchy Standard doesn't mention servers, only "binaries
> used exclusively by the system administrator", which rtmp* AFAICS are not.

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