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Re: Is the FHS dead ?

On Mon Feb 16 13:14, Patrick Schoenfeld wrote:
> > Is there a standards body still interested in moving forward with
> > filesystem layout discussions? If not, shouldn’t we start our own
> > standard?
> I'm not sure if "start our own standard" is a good idea. We already have
> our own standards and the FHS is more like a distribution-independent
> standard, which it should stay. Defining our own standards wouldn't
> neccessarily mean that other distributions adopt it. So if we really
> start something on our own we should encourage other distributions to
> take a part from the beginning.

the FHS should certainly continue to exist and be coordinated between
distros though. I agree that if it needs taking over we should do so in
cooperation with the other big distros.


Matthew Johnson

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