Bug#524461: bless /var/games
Holger Levsen <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> sorry for post to the wrong address...
> On Donnerstag, 9. April 2009, Holger Levsen wrote:
>> On Montag, 6. April 2009, Russ Allbery wrote:
>> > I don't see much real benefit in going out of our way to remove
>> > /var/games and it looks like it would be a bit annoying (at the least,
>> > require adding purge code to all games that put files in /var/games that
>> > would usually never be triggered). My inclination would be to say that
>> > this behavior is fine and perhaps we should officially bless it
>> > somewhere.
>> I've come to agree with this. :-) Now, where to bless it?
> "9.1.1 File system Structure" has a list of exceptions from the FHS, so it
> seems it should go there.
I don't think saying that you don't have to try to remove the /var/games
directory on purge of a game is really an FHS exception, but I haven't
checked to see if that still does look like the right section or what
section it should be in.
I think this bug is just waiting on someone to have a chance to propose
wording. Tagging accordingly.
Russ Allbery (email@example.com) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>