[lfs-support] FHS-thoughts

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Sat May 24 15:26:29 PDT 2014

Frans de Boer wrote:

> So, looking at the current FHS-document it seems that LFS is mostly in
> sync, except for the use of the /usr/lib64 symlink.

The reason that LFS uses the /usr/lib64 symlink is because many packages 
assume that they should use /usr/lib64.  LFS is not a multilib system, 
but many packages make that assumption.  For us, everything should go in 
/usr/lib (or /lib).  The symlinks make that happen.

It would be really nice if the libtool included in many packages didn't 
bother to say that the library appears to be moved.  That's quite 

   -- Bruce

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