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

From: Carl Wilhelm Soderstrom
Subject: Re: Hurd FS hierarchy (was Re: LD_LIBRARY_PATH troubles)
Date: Sun, 24 Mar 2002 10:35:09 -0600
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> > so what about /var/lib? (another directory I don't fully understand
> > the reasoning behind; I'm just throwing this out as an idea).
>   /var/lib is for state information, such as editor backup files,
> distribution packaging system data, and so forth.  'lib' is arguably
> an unfortunate name, as other '*/lib's are for libraries.
        exactly. from what I see, most of the stuff in /var/lib could be
better put in /var/cache or /var/spool; or even their own subdirs under /var.

>   As far as I can tell, the GNU coding standards would place the
> contents of /var/lib in /com.  Maybe there are other subdirectories of
> /var whose contents would be in /com, too.

        what's the logic behind the /com name?

Carl Soderstrom
Network Engineer
Real-Time Enterprises

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