Re: BUG in LSB-FHS-TS_SPEC
On Tue, May 16, Andrew Josey wrote:
> Thanks for the bug reports. Did you check the ISSUES list.
No, i didn't know about this.
> These are problems in the underlying FHS spec.
> I attach the issues.txt file.
> FHS2.1 Issues List (Draft 1)
> Thu Apr 20 10:14:39 BST 2000
> This file contains a list of possible issues with the FHS2.1 specification
> based on assessing test results.
> For each a specification reference and the associated test assertion
> are quoted together with some commentary.
> We will need to assess where the problems lie, in the specification
> or in the test suite.
> Reference 3.4-3(A)
> If the implementation provides a C-shell
> The implementation provides the file /etc/csh.login
> Is this a mandatory requirement that all FHS compliant systems
> provide a default /etc/csh.login
> Reference 3.4-4(A)
> The implementation provides the file /etc/disktab
> We understand that disktab is a BSD filesystem/partition related file.
> Is this meant to be /etc/fstab? or something else ?
/etc/disktab was a config file for mtools from the early days. It is not
in use since a long time. It contains the disk layout.
> Reference 3.4-10(A)
> The implementation provides the file /etc/confissue
> Should this really be /etc/issue?
> Reference 3.4-15(A)
> The implementation provides the file /etc/mtools
> Should this be mtools.conf ?
Yes. But the question is, if the FHS is the right place to
defines this config files.
> Reference 3.4-21(A)
> The implementation provides the file /etc/ttytype
> This appears to be Linux specific, at best it ought to be
> in the Linux annex, or perhaps removed.
/etc/ttytype is getty_ps specific.
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