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

From: Jeroen Dekkers
Subject: Re: Hurd FS hierarchy (was Re: LD_LIBRARY_PATH troubles)
Date: Mon, 25 Mar 2002 18:08:49 +0100
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On Sun, Mar 24, 2002 at 06:35:29PM -0500, Richard Kreuter wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 24, 2002 at 10:16:06PM +0100, Jeroen Dekkers wrote:
> > 
> > I recently saw another proposal on the FHS mailinglist:
> > /srv - data generated by users for the services the system offers
> > 
> > It seemed that they agreed that is was right. Isn't this just a
> > special case of /com and should they add /com instead?
>   Maybe...according to the GNU standards, /com is for files that
> programs modify, rather than users.

I think it would be nice to post the GNU things to the mailinglist
before they'll release the next version, which will be soon.

>   I've begun to integrate the agreed-upon <?> parts of the discussion
> into Mr. Dekkers's inital proposed GNU annex.  Every paragraph I've
> added is prefixed with '+++', and editorial notes are enclosed in <>.

I think all things nobody commented about are right. :)
> 3.5.1 Grub needs its config in /boot and that should be allowed.
>   <All commentors agreed.>

I'm not sure we have to specify the actually layout of /boot. I think
you've to ask the GRUB hacker.

> with more power than they have traditionally been afforded on Unix and
> Unix-compatible systems.  As a result, several system binaries are
> useful to normal users and should be found in /bin:
> mkfs.*
> mk*fs
> *fsck
> fsck.*
> <...what else?>

Parted and the *fdisk programs.
> 6.2.x  /sbin : 
> Add parted.

This should move to /bin.
Jeroen Dekkers
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