Findutils-4.1.20 FHS compliant or not?
jeroen at linuxfromscratch.org
Thu Jan 15 02:44:17 PST 2004
David Farrell said the following on 15-1-2004 2:07:
> The CVS-20040107 (and others) book has a note to pass
> --localstatedir=/var/lib/misc to make the use FHS compliant.
> The configure arguments do not. Should I or shouldn't I.
That's really up to you. Your distro, your rules. It doesn't really
matter for the program, it will still function the same.
> How much does LFS strive to be FHS compliant?
In general, packages are built according to FHS instructions. In some
cases, a package requires a patch to be fully FHS compliant, or requires
non-standard configure flags. In that case, you'll be warned and can
choose between FHS/no FHS. But you can get a fully FHS-compliant system
by building LFS; just remember to follow the FHS-compliance notes.
There has been discussion in the past to make LFS fully FHS-compliant
without the extra instructions. I'm not sure what the outcome was of
Jeroen Coumans (jeroen at linuxfromscratch.org)
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