I am using Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.8.
My Mac has several volumes with OS X and each volume has several users.
I wish to minimise the work required to ensure that my paths are adequate both for the installed OS and subsequent non-Apple additions by updating
Is there a way to determine where executables requiring a path reside or should reside?
Is it practical to move items to a directory in the path?
/usr/bin /bin /usr/sbin /sbin /usr/local/bin
echo $PATH produces:
However the above are not adequate for some applications.
A search for directories named
sbin produces many hits including:
Should the various share directories be in the path?
Searching for directories containing executables with the following find command produces over 8,000 hits and is clearly not a viable approach.
find / -perm +0111 -type d