Location of some executables

Gordan Bobic gordan.bobic at gmail.com
Wed May 11 18:48:46 EDT 2011


On 11/05/2011 22:08, Uncle Stoatwarbler wrote:
> On 11/05/11 11:42, Gordan Bobic wrote:
>
>>> FHS allows it. It used to be the norm for small disks and is also
>>> allowable under BSD, OSX1 and older versions of SYSV (ie, older versions
>>> of Solaris)
>>
>> My point is that "allowable" doesn't necessarily mean "useful".
>
> If you want to build a linux package you should comply with FHS.
>
> If you want to use solaris sematics, then compile for solaris or rewrite
> FHS and have that accepted by the developer community at large.
>
> Standards are there for a reason. Arbitrarily changing things around
> because you think Solaris layout is "better" won't help ZFS's chances of
> being mainstreamed (The major distros will reuse to include it, for
> starters)

The point is moot because most distros will refuse it on licencing 
grounds anyway.

Gordan



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