Re: where do NEW packages go?
On Mon, May 20, 2002 at 09:56:17AM +0100, Roger Leigh wrote:
> > ] 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.
Look in http://www.pathname.com/fhs/2.2/fhs-2.html instead:
static /usr /etc
variable /var/mail /var/run
Shared variable data goes in /var.
Actually, from the link you have:
] Some portions of /var are not shareable between different systems. For
] instance, /var/log, /var/lock, and /var/run. Other portions may be
] shared, notably /var/mail, /var/cache/man, /var/cache/fonts, and
(well, really http://www.pathname.com/fhs/2.2/fhs-5.1.html, but near enough)
> /var is machine-specific.
In particular, that's mistaken.
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