Re: FHS - transition
Hamish Moffatt writes ("Re: FHS - transition"):
> On Thu, Oct 22, 1998 at 07:40:15PM -0300, Nicolás Lichtmaier wrote:
> > The main point are: `Do things in a way that old programs would still
> > work.' You can't know what weird setup a user is trying to use, perhaps he
> > has a custom CGI script to read manpages, one no debian-developer knows of.
> > Perhaps he hacked info to have colors once, and he would like to keep using
> > his program.
> How can we support every possible custom script? The system changes;
> some things will break. Custom scripts will need maintenance; I don't think
> that's too unreasonable.
We usually try hard not to break people's custom scripts. There is no
reason to for us to break them here.