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Re: Comments on FHS testsuite run

On Sun, Oct 29, 2000 at 03:47:18PM +0200, Moshe Zadka wrote:
> > > Huh? I don't see why not. This task means "I want an FHS compliant
> > > system".  If you don't see the need for FHS compliant, don't install this.
> > > There's a reason for the standard, and people who want to be compliant
> > > will install this.
> > The system is supposed to be FHS compliant from the start, it shouldn't be
> > up to the ordinary users to verify compliance.
> What system? Debian GNU/Linux is not an operating system: it's
> infrastructure to let *you* write your operating system in 20 lines or
> less. (actually with tasks it can be often in 5 lines or less)
> Why not have the installer ask "Do you want the system to be FHS
> compliant? This might install stuff you don't want, but will insure
> interoperability with non-Debian programs", or words to that effect? Who
> are you (or for that matter all the Debian developers) to tell a system
> administrator he has to install some stuff? What about emdebian?

Erm, whatever. The point of FHS is not to force people to install stuff they
don't want, instead it tries to ensure that stuff they do install is in
reasonable locations.

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