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Re: where do NEW packages go?

On Sun, May 19, 2002 at 06:39:34PM +1200, Philip Charles wrote:
> > > > Having /hurd has nothing to do with FHS.  You can have FHS, as well as having
> > > > /hurd.
> > But what if the kernel makes use of it?  Should the kernel be considered
> > software, for this definition?
> Was the Hurd considered when the standard was drawn up?

There's a more general chicken-and-egg problem too: the FHS isn't supposed
to be changed until there's some existing practice to change too; but
otoh it forbids people from introducing new top-level hierarchies to
establish existing practice...


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