Beyond LFS

jbauman at adsl-63-193-249-142.dsl.snfc21.pacbell.net jbauman at adsl-63-193-249-142.dsl.snfc21.pacbell.net
Sat Aug 11 14:15:52 PDT 2001


On Sat, Aug 11, 2001 at 09:15:34PM +0100, Mark Hymers wrote:
> It does.  We are aiming for FHS compliance for one thing (which doesn't
> matter too much) and also, there are differences in which directories
> are looked in by default by, for example configure scripts.  It's also
> convention that system libraries etc should go in /usr as opposed to
> /usr/local
> 

Mark, What is the plan for packages that are not easily made FHS compliant, 
such as Qmail? -- particularly if you are using the author's daemontools, 
which wants to be installed in /service? Do we need to hack the code into 
compliance, or will there be exceptions?

Thanks, Jeff




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