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Bug#98291: being truthful about the FHS and us

On Tue, May 22, 2001 at 08:27:49AM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:

> Something more like ``The location of all installed files and directories
> must comply with the Linux Filesystem Hierarchy Standard, except where
> indicated otherwise (or where it's just plain stupid).''

Perfect.  Let's do it!

(I might suggest "s/just plain stupid/inappropriate/", but that's a
niggling detail.  This is still the pre-proposal discussion phase.)

> Putting files in /opt and symlinking from /usr/bin is quite legit as far
> as FHS compatability is concerned, but it's not legit for Debian packages.

Good point.

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