FHS support in HEAD?
rsharpe at ns.aus.com
Thu Jul 18 14:16:02 GMT 2002
On Thu, 18 Jul 2002, Steve Langasek wrote:
> Early last year, a patch was accepted into Samba to add a --with-fhs
> option to configure. For OSes that aspire to follow the FHS (which
> includes most Linux distros, AFAIK), this is a good thing.
> Unfortunately, the original patch didn't make Samba's paths completely
> FHS-compliant, and things have decayed since then to the point that
> current CVS's terminology and usage bears little real resemblance to the
> Is anyone within the Samba Team interested in seeing this FHS support
> updated and fleshed out? I'd be happy to supply patches to do so, but
> if there's really no interest, I may as well create a local patch
> instead and spare myself the effort of making this mesh nicely with the
> default directory layout. One way or the other, the patch will be there
> for Debian's sake, and of course I'd rather see this cleanly integrated
> upstream (for the benefit of other Linux distros as well as for our
> own benefit), but that would depend on someone on the inside being
> willing to follow through on it.
Well, I think that this is important, so I would be interested in seeing
It might not be accepted into Samba 2.2.X, but should be fair game for
Richard Sharpe, rsharpe at ns.aus.com, rsharpe at samba.org,
sharpe at ethereal.com
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