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Re: /usr/share policy

Muhammad Hussain Yusuf <muhammadyusuf@btinternet.com> wrote:
>I have a package, gstar, which places various lists of stars in
>/usr/share/starchart since gstar is a gtk front-end to the starchart
>My question is: is there any policy or guidelines about naming stuff in
>in /usr/share?

/usr/share/<package> is usual, and mentioned (if not mandated?) in
policy, but (personally) I would say that anything that's not too
confusing and that's in a namespace you clearly own is OK. The name of a
binary you install sounds like it qualifies.

Colin Watson                                     [cjw44@flatline.org.uk]

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