[Fwd: [ANNOUNCE] FHS 2.2 Released]
Jesse Tie Ten Quee
highos at highos.com
Thu May 24 12:27:12 PDT 2001
Figured some of you may want to know (if you don't by now ;)
(btw like Rusty mentions, byebye! to /media)
-------- Original Message --------
Subject: [ANNOUNCE] FHS 2.2 Released
From: Rusty Russell <rusty at rustcorp.com.au>
To: fhs-discuss at ucsd.edu
With much delay and controversy, the 2.2 version of FHS is
Thankyou to all those who contributed fixes and feedback. The
only major revision from the final beta was the removal of /media: it was
my decision and I will happily debate in another thread.
o The document has been reformatted and reworked, according to
the principle that it should be readable in a "flip open to
section I want" manner. Options clearly labelled, language
o /lib<qual>, /usr/lib<qual> and /usr/local/lib<qual> options
added (/lib64, etc)
o /etc/sgml option added.
o /usr/include/g++ removed.
o /usr/local/man added.
o /usr/share/sgml added.
o /var/local explicitly included.
o /var/lib/hwclock explicitly added for adjtime.
o hwclock moved from /sbin to /usr/sbin
o domainname removed from /bin examples.
o setserial moved from /bin examples to Linux Annex.
o adjtime, disktab, fdprm, lilo.conf, ttytype removed from
o /etc/confissue & /etc/mtools => /etc/issue and /etc/mtools.conf o
/etc/mtab exception documented.
o /lib/ld.so changed to /lib/ld*.
o A small humorous footnote inserted.
o /var/lock can also refer to non-device lock files.
Premature optmztion is rt of all evl. --DK
Jesse Tie Ten Quee - highos at highos dot com
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