Hey, So, THAT Was Fun, Huh?

Daniel Jacobowitz dan@debian.org
Thu, 14 Jun 2001 15:15:09 -0700

On Thu, Jun 14, 2001 at 12:47:01PM -0700, Evan Prodromou wrote:
> >>>>> "CW" == Chris Waters <xtifr@debian.org> 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