Talk:SPR720 Midterm Practice

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Feel free to discuss the answers here.


Nestor: My Answer (didn't study rpm yet, so, i shold be wrong in the last 3 questions)


1) What does bash stand for?
b) Borne Again Shell

2) What is the difference between the /bin and /usr/bin directions and the /sbin and /usr/sbin directories?
a) /bin and /usr/bin contain binaries useful to all users, /sbin and /usr/sbin contain binaries useful to system administrators

3) This script is run

4) This script is run:
b) false

5) This script is run :
b) b contains error messages, a contains non-error messages

6) When the command make is run, a message appears saying that there is “nothing to do”. Why?
c) the makefile targets have a timestamp earlier than the source files

7) What permission would be set on the file “foo” by this command?
b) rwxr-x--x

8) A directory has the permission: --x--x--x You can:
b) use files in that directory if you know the exact filename

9) What will this command do?
b) display the package which installed that file

10) A package is named: What is the package release?
c) 3


Are you sure about the answer to Question 6? --Chris Tyler 16:32, 13 October 2008 (UTC)