Filesystem Hierarchy Standard (FHS) compliancy?

Russ Allbery rra at
Tue Jan 16 18:20:43 UTC 2001

Marco d'Itri <md at Linux.IT> writes:
> On Jan 16, Russ Allbery <rra at> wrote:

>> Any progress on this?  Is there anything in particular that I should do
>> to help the folks who want to work on this?  I really would like to see
>> the modifications needed to install INN strictly conforming to the FHS
>> be included so that each Linux distribution stops trying to do it
>> themselves.

> It's not hard to do.
> Next week I'm going to work on a debian package of the 2.4 snapshot,
> I'll let you know if there is something which can't be done cleanly.

The ideal would be to make it a single configure option, something like
--enable-fhs-compliance, so that one doesn't have to pass tons of separate
options and so that everyone who uses FHS puts everything in the same

Russ Allbery (rra at             <>

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