[Debian GNUstep maintainers] Re: GNUstep and FHS in Debian (why is
it i always want to make fun of such subjects)
hubert at uhoreg.ca
Mon Aug 15 03:03:23 UTC 2005
On Wed, 10 Aug 2005 22:22:56 +0200, Matthias Klose said:
>> If the consensus is that GNUstep is not, and cannot be made FHS
>> compatible then the policy should be adapted.
> Then please explain, why it's not possible to modify gnustep-make,
> that it places things in a FHS compatible way. The argument that
> applications and bundle have to be in a common directory doesn't
> hold. Packages are managed by dpkg on Debian, you don't "unpack" a
> tarball somewhere.
Applications expect to find their resources in a specific place. Just
moving the files around will break things, so it would likely involve
more than just a simple modification to gnustep-make.
I hope to take a look at how much we can make the Debian packages FHS
Hubert Chan <hubert at uhoreg.ca> - http://www.uhoreg.ca/
PGP/GnuPG key: 1024D/124B61FA
Fingerprint: 96C5 012F 5F74 A5F7 1FF7 5291 AF29 C719 124B 61FA
Key available at wwwkeys.pgp.net. Encrypted e-mail preferred.
More information about the pkg-GNUstep-maintainers