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Re: Resolutions to comments on LSB-FHS-TS_SPEC_V1.0

> But I don't think the FHS should be specifying the actual location of
> the files at all.  True, the FHS should not cause too much pain for the

Ok good we agree on this 

> The only thing that really matters is what pathnames applications can
> count upon to work.  Given that the rest of the world is moving to

Right now every package you build for linux assumes /var/spool/mail. I dont
actually care what the rest of the world is doing. From a rather brutal 
point of view _we_ are becoming the rest of the world.

> /var/mail, I think it would be good for us to start a gradual migration
> to /var/mail.  The extra symlink doesn't cost anything, and gradually
> moving applications over to use /var/mail really doesn't cost much
> either.

By the time we migrate to /var/mail and annoy alll the vendors - netscape,
applix, zmail and the like the old style unix mail format will be dying.

It seems to be pain for the sake of it. If all the Linux vendors already
used /var/mail and you said "lets use /var/spool/mail" I'd be equally

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