djb utilities

Bruce Dubbs bdubbs at
Sun May 4 11:07:52 PDT 2003

Larry Lawrence wrote:

>In my opinion, FHS and LSB compliance are package install issues that have
>to be dealt with at the package level.  They (the programmers) need to
>support thestandards. I think some packages rely too much on the Distro to
>clean up their mess.
>The books responsibility is to install consistently and get all the
>packages to work together. (which is my definition of a Distro, but there
>seems to be /.'s that disagree).

I think that this is the key.  This is the way all the packages are 
installed.  OTOH, perhaps a note describing the issues for djb utilities 
is appropriate for the book.  Maybe a pointer to a hint with the 
author's default installation procedures would better cover both sides 
of the issue.

   -- Bruce

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