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Re: where do NEW packages go?

On Sun, May 19, 2002 at 01:54:16PM -0700, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> Jeroen Dekkers <jeroen@dekkers.cx> writes:
> > There doesn't exist an OS specific annex for GNU in the FHS. Only for
> > GNU/Linux. It's going to be a problem to follow it then. It's not
> > allowed to add extra directories to / for example, but the system
> > would be unusable without /hurd. For *BSD, libexec is part of their
> > ABI as that's the directory of their loader.
> There will be an annex for a GNU Hurd based system, and Debian
> GNU/Hurd will follow that annex.  There is no issue here.

The problem is that we need to agree on the directories used in the
Debian packages for GNU/Linux, GNU/Hurd and BSD. Having /libexec in
the GNU specific annex doesn't help us here.

Jeroen Dekkers
Jabber ID: jdekkers@jabber.org  IRC ID: jeroen@openprojects
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