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Bug#212434: debian-policy: [PROPOSAL] Upgrade FHS from 2.1 to 2.2

Package: debian-policy
Version: N/A; reported 2003-09-23
Severity: normal

The current Debian Policy uses the Filesystem Hierarchy Standard (FHS),
version 2.1 (from 2000). The version 2.2 is out since May 2001 and I
believe Woody (and Sarge/Sid) is already complient.


FHS 1.2:

FHS 1.2 announcement with changes mentioned:

(Note, there is already a pre-release of FHS 2.3 at

Besides this patch, the shipped FHS (html,pdf,*) has also to be updated.


--- policy.sgml.old     Tue Sep 23 22:09:10 2003
+++ policy.sgml Tue Sep 23 22:09:24 2003
@@ -4966,7 +4966,7 @@
            The location of all installed files and directories must
            comply with the Filesystem Hierarchy Standard (FHS),
-           version 2.1, except where doing so would violate other
+           version 2.2, except where doing so would violate other
            terms of Debian Policy. The version of this document
            referred here can be found in the <tt>debian-policy</tt>
            package or on

-- System Information
Debian Release: 3.0
Architecture: i386
Kernel: Linux g25 2.6.0-test5-mm4-zedv-up #1 Mon Sep 22 19:18:41 CEST 2003 i686
Locale: LANG=de_DE.utf8, LC_CTYPE=de_DE.utf8

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