Solaris Transition Guide

/usr Directory

The SunOS release 5.7 /usr directory contains sharable files and executables provided by the system. Table 9-10 describes the subdirectories that have been added to the SunOS release 5.7 /usr directory.

Table 9-10 Additions to the /usr Directory

Subdirectory 

Description 

/usr/ccs

C compilation systems 

/usr/snadm

Executables and other files used by admintool

Table 9-11 shows files that were in the SunOS release 4 /usr directory but have been moved in the SunOS release 5.7 software.

Table 9-11 Files Changed in the /usr Directory

SunOS release 4 Location 

SunOS release 5.7 Location 

/usr/5bin

/usr/bin

/usr/5include

/usr/include

/usr/5lib

/usr/lib

/usr/etc

/usr/sbin

/usr/old

Contents removed  

/usr/xpg2bin

/usr/bin

/usr/xpg2lib

/usr/lib

/usr/xpg2include

/usr/include

Appendix E, / and /usr File Systems Changes, contains tables with detailed information about the directories and files in each of these file systems.