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From: Thomas Bushnell, BSG
Subject: Re: FHS
Date: 06 Jan 2002 19:12:37 -0800
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Bruce Korb <address@hidden> writes:

> "Thomas Bushnell, BSG" wrote:
> > 
> > Harlan Stenn <address@hidden> writes:
> > 
> > > > The changes here for the GNU Coding Standards (which I'm proposing,
> > > > and RMS has now agreed to) will not add any new paths, it will simply
> > > > change some that currently exist.
> > Eventually.  Packages do not spring into compliance instantaneously.
> If what is happening is that currently named destination directories
> are given new FHS-blessed destinations, my sincerest hope would be that
> packages would not need to change at all.  It would be an auto???? tool +
> installer (sysadmin) issue that I get to stay out of.

Packages that use an auto???? tool would need to start using the new
tool and be re-released.  And GNU packages are not required to use
auto???? tools anyhow.

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