Linux Standards

Vlado Jokic vlado at digitalthinker.org
Sun Feb 27 12:05:07 PST 2005


> Vlado Jokic wrote:
> > Hi folks,
> >
> > I have just finished installing my very own LFS system and have had a
great
> > lot of fun doing it. As advertised, I have learned a whole lot about
Linux,
> > the system setup, and a lot of the conventions, and in the meantime
compiled
> > a very lean, stable, and solid system (just the way I like them).
> >
> > What I'd like to ask about though is the Linux standards and LFS. How
> > closesly does LFS follow the Linux standards, and is there somewhere
that I
> > can see a list of things that are potentially different than the
official
> > standards? The reason why I ask this is because I'd like to learn what
the
> > set standards are, compare them to LFS and other distributions in order
to
> > increase my awareness and knowledge of how different systems are set up
and
> > such.
> >
> > Thanks in advance,
> >
> >
> > Vlado
> >
>
> here is the full standard base site:
>
> http://www.linuxbase.org/
>
> filesystem structure:
>
> http://www.tldp.org/LDP/Linux-Filesystem-Hierarchy/html/


Thanks very much, these are excellent resources that'll keep me busy for a
while :)

Vlado




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