configure --with-fhs?

Michael Sweet mike at
Sun May 13 11:47:00 GMT 2001

Richard Sharpe wrote:
> ...
> However, this does not seem to do what I would expect, which is
> change the Makefile so that binaries etc go in FHS-defined places
> rather than /usr/local/samba.
> What is this option for?

It changes the paths so they can be made to be FHS-compliant by
default.  For example, with the default prefix of /usr/local/samba
the paths work out to be:


(or something like that)

If you want a 100% FHS setup, use:

    ./configure --with-fhs --prefix=/usr --sysconfdir=/etc \

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