Re: where do NEW packages go?
On Mon, May 20, 2002 at 06:05:36PM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> > That is a nice description for /servers actually (oh, no, another new top
> > level directory. But that was the last one, promised).
Ah, oh well, I thought I saw /com mentioned here along with /libexec.
I have read a couple of hundred emails on this topic in the last 36 hours,
and that one has somewhat gotten lost in the shuffle. Also, I was mainly
having Hurd specific top level directories in mind, which are /hurd and
/servers, not directories that also can be applicable to BSD or GNU/Linux.
> I've got to say that calling the Hurd section the ``GNU specific annex'',
> is very confusing. If you want to call an OS running the Hurd kernel
> "GNU" then we need to drop "GNU/" from our released architectures. Having
> "GNU" standards not apply to a "GNU/Linux" distribution is ridiculously
This is already the case. We have heard several times yesterday here on
this list that the GNU coding standard does not apply to Debian GNU/Linux.
The name in the annex probably can be clarified, but I don't see your
conclusions as inevitable.
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