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Re: where do NEW packages go?



On Mon, May 20, 2002 at 06:05:36PM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> On Mon, May 20, 2002 at 09:12:29AM +0200, Marcus Brinkmann wrote:
> > On Mon, May 20, 2002 at 01:31:03AM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> > > Any chance of a draft being posted someplace public?  I think I would
> > > find it interesting reading.
> > That should be the latest draft:
> > http://mail.gnu.org/pipermail/help-hurd/2002-May/005896.html
> 
> ] 6.2.x  /hurd : The Hurd servers
> ] 6.2.x  /servers : Standard location where Hurd servers translate
> 
> ] 6.2.x  /com : Shareable, variable data.
> 
> (sharable variable data goes under /var)

The FHS section on /var (http://www.pathname.com/fhs/2.2/fhs-5.html) does
not mentioned /shared/ variable data.  /var is machine-specific.  /com is
shared between machines.  Possibly this could live under /var/share (like
we have /usr/share), but it is not equivalent to /var.

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