FHS compliance (/usr/etc)

Erika Pacholleck Pacholleck.E at gmx.de
Wed Aug 9 02:34:25 PDT 2000


( Mit, 09 Aug 2000 ) pascal.adami at balcab.ch <-- :
> Zitiere John Phillips <lfs at linux.demon.co.uk>:
> > >-- SNIPPED --<
> > *  /usr/etc is not listed in FHS 2.1.
> 
> Well, but it's not a bad one I think. Some software 
> packages put their config files in there and for me 
> it's better to have them in there then in a 
> bloated /etc directory (for me, /etc should not contain 
> stuff like mail client config files and such things).

no problem: 
FHS allows to put the real location elsewhere
1. put your stuff in /usr/etc which is the real location
2. link that into /etc which is the FHS expected location

Erika
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