Re: LSB Spec 1.0 Criticism
In article <200107051743.TAA01280@burner.fokus.gmd.de>,
>>From: Anthony Towns <email@example.com>
>>Well, they could be installing apache, or a web client too; but if they
>>do, they're assumed to be sensible enough to tell that software where
>>their web pages are themselves (/var/www, file:/var/www/foo.html). It's
>>not unreasonable for software to want to send mail, but that would mean
>>it'd need to use /usr/sbin/sendmail, not write to /var/mail/* directly.
>The SVr4 FS hierarchy puts sendmail into /usr/lib/ as it has been for ages
sendmail has been in /usr/sbin on *BSD for the last few eons. Even
before most Linux distros put it there. /usr/sbin/sendmail is a BSDism
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