also sprach Wouter Verhelst <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2004.10.29.1002 +0200]: > > > dpkg should not put files in /usr when it extracts programs either if > > > /usr MUST NOT BE WRITTEN TO... ;) > ^^ > > Come on! The FHS regulates what normal software can/should do, > > partially so that package managers can work reliably. dpkg is the > > package manager, thus it is exempt from the FHS. I noted the smiley. I still wanted to make it explicit. In fact, I should have been even clearer. The FHS applies to the filesystem structure are run-time, not at installation time. It guides the installation, but only such that when the installation phase is complete, the system can switch to run-time and be FHS-compliant from the start onwards. -- Please do not send copies of list mail to me; I read the list! .''`. martin f. krafft <email@example.com> : :' : proud Debian developer, admin, user, and author `. `'` `- Debian - when you have better things to do than fixing a system Invalid/expired PGP subkeys? Use subkeys.pgp.net as keyserver!
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