items in LIBDIR (related to FHS patch)

Russ Allbery rra at
Fri Apr 20 11:50:19 UTC 2001

Marco d'Itri <md at Linux.IT> writes:
> On Apr 20, James Ralston <qralston+ml.inn-workers at> wrote:

>>    /var/lib/news/db/

> active, history etc have been put in /var/lib/news since che beginning.

Yeah, I'm not sure there's a need for a subdirectory on that one....

>>    /var/lib/news/tmp/

> This is badly broken. Files are renamed from tmp to incoming, so it's
> usually a subdirectory of incoming.

Actually, I don't think they are any more, or at least there's a fallback
if rename doesn't work.  I think Katsuhiro changed that a while back (and
since this is for INN 2.4.0, one doesn't have to worry about the older

Russ Allbery (rra at             <>

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