items in LIBDIR (related to FHS patch)

James Ralston qralston+ml.inn-workers at
Thu Apr 19 06:08:21 UTC 2001

On 17 Apr 2001, Russ Allbery wrote:

> James Ralston <qralston+ml.inn-workers at> writes:
> > docheckgroups is a program meant to be manually invoked by the
> > news user; it should be in BINDIR.
> Agreed; I think a pending patch from Marco already does this, and I'm
> going to try to get to that soon.

Ok, I won't move it in my patches, then.

> No, is a Perl module used by innreport and is
> essentially part of the innreport implementation.  Changing it is
> similar to changing the source code of INN; it's not user-editable
> and isn't a configuration file.  I think it belongs in lib.
> The innshellvar* files are the encoding of local system dependencies
> and autoconf-probed information; they're not user-editable in the
> common case and don't set options, only record information about the
> system.  I don't think they're configuration files either.

Ok, then.  I'll make these be the FHS defaults:


James Ralston, Information Technology
Software Engineering Institute
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

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