Hey, So, THAT Was Fun, Huh?
Thu, 14 Jun 2001 15:15:09 -0700
On Thu, Jun 14, 2001 at 12:47:01PM -0700, Evan Prodromou wrote:
> >>>>> "CW" == Chris Waters <email@example.com> writes:
> CW> Not quite true -- what the FHS really says (in essence) is
> CW> that _vendors_ are not allowed to make any assumptions about
> CW> the presence or absence of a dir such as "/path/to".
> I'm sorry, but you're wrong on this. I just checked Debian policy,
> section 14.8.9b, which states incontrovertably as follows:
> "Users of Debian GNU/Linux who carelessly go around adding
> directories willy-nilly to their systems without strict and
> careful heed of the iron laws of the FHS will be shot, and
> then killed, and then hanged, and then whipped, and then shot
> again, and then hanged some more, and then finally burned as
> the unholy demon heretics that they are. So mote it be."
> I'm generously assuming that you have not received the latest
> version. I suggest you upgrade as soon as possible.
And note that that doesn't say what the iron laws of the FHS are :)
Chris wins again.
> There! Is my butt covered yet?
No, Bernard's still watching.
Daniel Jacobowitz Debian GNU/Linux Developer
Monta Vista Software Debian Security Team