Re: lsbdev and FHS (was: "Specification v 0.8")
Answer to Flavio Veloso, Wed, May 02, 2001 at 04:11:43PM -0300.
Quote from LSB Chapter 4.1: "Large Software packages must not use
a direct subdirectory under /usr". This is soft wording as you can
always begin to discuss what is "Large".
On the other hand, your posting made me double check with the sample
implementation and I found out, that the minimal-runtime part of the
sample implementation uses
So we have to decide between two locations and I would say both
are ok from a technical point of view (Experts cry now, please!).
So we should perhaps use the more LSB aware locations /usr/lib/lsb/
The minimal runtime part of the sample
implementation does this.
> This has nothing to do with the files being vital or not. The
> directory /usr/lsb is not listed in FHS until 2.2-beta, and this same
> standard cleary forbid any other hierarchy under /usr. Of course it
> can be standardized in 2.3 but for now IMO the lsbdev package is not
> FHS (and thus not LSB) compliant.
> > On Thu, Apr 26, 2001 at 10:50:00PM -0300, Flavio Veloso wrote:
> > > Hi all.
> > >
> > > After installing the lsbdev package I noticed that link libraries are
> > > being installed in /usr/lsb/lib. Isn't it violating the FHS (and thus
> > > the LSB itself) which doesn't mention /usr/lsb and also clearly states
> > > that "large software packages must not use a direct subdirectory under
> > > the /usr hierarchy"?
> > Hi Flavio, I do not see a problem here.
> > LSB libraries are a vital part of a distribution and not a (3rd party)
> > "software package". So I think it is perfectly legal to have a
> > /usr/lsb/lib directory.
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