[email@example.com: [ANNOUNCE] FHS 2.2 Released]
So we have to consider this and determine whether we are ready to take
it on board. I haven't yet had time to read it in detail myself.
----- Forwarded message from Rusty Russell <firstname.lastname@example.org> -----
Date: Thu, 24 May 2001 17:19:32 +1000
From: Rusty Russell <email@example.com>
Subject: [ANNOUNCE] FHS 2.2 Released
With much delay and controversy, the 2.2 version of FHS is
Thankyou to all those who contributed fixes and feedback. The
only major revision from the final beta was the removal of /media: it
was my decision and I will happily debate in another thread.
o The document has been reformatted and reworked, according to
the principle that it should be readable in a "flip open to
section I want" manner. Options clearly labelled, language
o /lib<qual>, /usr/lib<qual> and /usr/local/lib<qual> options
added (/lib64, etc)
o /etc/sgml option added.
o /usr/include/g++ removed.
o /usr/local/man added.
o /usr/share/sgml added.
o /var/local explicitly included.
o /var/lib/hwclock explicitly added for adjtime.
o hwclock moved from /sbin to /usr/sbin
o domainname removed from /bin examples.
o setserial moved from /bin examples to Linux Annex.
o adjtime, disktab, fdprm, lilo.conf, ttytype removed from
o /etc/confissue & /etc/mtools => /etc/issue and /etc/mtools.conf
o /etc/mtab exception documented.
o /lib/ld.so changed to /lib/ld*.
o A small humorous footnote inserted.
o /var/lock can also refer to non-device lock files.
Premature optmztion is rt of all evl. --DK
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