FHS defaults for samba4

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Fri Jan 6 18:21:49 GMT 2006

On Friday 06 January 2006 08:01, Michael Sweet wrote:
> I went through it as wasn't able to get any more information than what
> was in in the AMD64 Core specs; basically, it sounds like things are
> pretty much not clearly specified there... :(
> However, FHS 2.3 (which is referenced by the LSB) *does* specify that
> 64 bit libraries on AMD64 go in /lib64 and /usr/lib64, *not* /lib and
> /usr/lib, and by putting them there you are basically making it
> impossible for an ISV to ship a single package that supports both
> 32-bit and 64-bit apps on multiple Linux distributions, which is the
> point of the LSB...
> In short, Debian is not LSB-compliant on AMD64 systems, and that makes
> it unsuitable, at present, for general commercial support.

We agree fully on this last point.

- John T.

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