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Re: Hurd FS hierarchy (was Re: LD_LIBRARY_PATH troubles)

From: Kenneth Stailey
Subject: Re: Hurd FS hierarchy (was Re: LD_LIBRARY_PATH troubles)
Date: Sun, 17 Mar 2002 13:20:37 -0800 (PST)

Some comments.

"Jeroen Dekkers" <> writes:

> 6.2  GNU
> This is the annex for the GNU operating system.
> The GNU system is special compared to other UNIX-like operating
> systems in the way it treats the filesystem namespace. The filesystem
> namespace is very flexible, you can do anything with it what you
> want. [...]

Are you sure you want to say this?  Seems that other UNIX-derived
filesystems can be configured any way you like (given time and effort)
and the FHS is supposed to put a stop to that.

"Thomas Bushnell, BSG" <> writes:

> dmesg is pointless; it should be required where it makes sense.  For
> us, it mostly doesn't.  (Even on Linux, it really doesn't make sense;
> it's a duplication of syslog.)

Even on BSD it is a duplication of syslog too, but you don't always
have syslog.  What about single-user-mode?  Seems to me that it's a
recovery tool.

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