>>"Marcelo" == Marcelo E Magallon <email@example.com> writes:
Marcelo> On Mon, Jun 01, 1998 at 11:52:18PM +1000, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
>> > It uses GNU autconf's pkgdata dir idea. That's means it puts things
>> > in /usr/share/WindowMaker (in fact, I've seen quite a few packages
>> > doing this, which is, IMO, against policy)
Why is that?
>> I thought policy only said you couldn't put *files* in /usr/share,
>> eg /usr/share/WindowMaker.somefile or something, but could (and must)
>> make subdirectories like /usr/share/WindowMaker.
Marcelo> Well. Policy says we use the FSSTND. Not the FHS. FSSTND
Marcelo> says nothing about /usr/share, does it?
And there fore does not forbid it. Also, we shall be moving
towards FHS (or parts of the FHS) soon, so it it is not a bad idea to
use /usr/share (in my opinion). We already have precedence.
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