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Re: Comments on FHS testsuite run

>>>>> "Andrew" == Andrew Josey <ajosey@rdg.opengroup.org> writes:

My most humble comments... ;-)

    Andrew> Reference 3.4-15(A)
    Andrew> The implementation provides the file /etc/mtools

    Andrew> Should this be mtools.conf ?

This is also dependent on the installation of mtools...

    Andrew> These may only be present if you have configured
    Andrew> your machine accordingly, the FHS mandates them . Is this
    Andrew> correct or should these be made optional.

    Andrew> Note: If you look at the scripts in /etc/rc.d/init.d/ many of
    Andrew> them look for the existence of a file before attempting to
    Andrew> startup a service; therefore, creating empty configuration
    Andrew> files may cause problems.

    Andrew> Reference 3.4-22(A)
    Andrew> The implementation provides the file /etc/exports

    Andrew> Reference 3.4-23(A)
    Andrew> The implementation provides the file /etc/ftpusers

These definitely have to be optional, as many people will not have an
NFS of an FTP server running out of security concerns.

    Andrew> Reference 3.4-12(A)
    Andrew> The implementation provides the file /etc/lilo.conf

    Andrew> This is only true for x86, on sparc its silo.conf, on
    Andrew> alphas milo.conf , so this really needs to be architecture
    Andrew> specific.

And I don't even have a lilo.conf anymore... on ia32, GRUB does a
better job than Lilo.

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