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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] tools: revert to using /var and /etc/

On 25/01/13 14:10, Ian Campbell wrote:
> 26470:acaf29203cf9 "tools+stubdom: install under /usr/local by
> default" moved more stuff under /usr/local than was desirable.
> In particular SYSCONFIG_DIR (configuration for initscripts) moved to
> /usr/local/etc/{sysconfig,defaults} while the initscripts themselves
> (correctly) remained in /etc/init.d. Moving /etc/xen/scripts breaks
> the udev bakcned rules file. Lastly stuff under /var was moved to
> /usr/local/var.
> Move these back to /etc/ and /var. Moving /etc wholesale rather thsn
> just the problematic bits is preferable for consistency.
> Although there seems to be some disagreement about /usr/local/var vs
> /var using /var is compatible with the FHS and what we think most
> people will expect.
> Most of this impacts Linux only but NetBSD appears to have been using
> /usr/local/var/lib which I have also reset to /var/lib.
> Note that we already paid no attention to autoconf --sysconfdir or
> --localstatedir ('etc' and 'var' respectively) so there is no change
> from that PoV.
> Signed-off-by: Ian Campbell <ian.campbell@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Roger Pau Monne <roger.pau@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Ian Jackson <ian.jackson@xxxxxxxxxx?
Acked-by: Roger Pau Monné <roger.pau@xxxxxxxxxx>

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