[Pkg-xen-devel] Bug#481105: adjust patch to pygrub and hvmloader

Marco Sinhoreli msinhore at gmail.com
Mon Jul 21 20:52:15 UTC 2008

Sorry, I'm wrong. Correcting mine informations: The directory is


On Mon, Jul 21, 2008 at 5:37 PM, Teodor <mteodor at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 21, 2008 at 9:07 PM, Marco Sinhoreli <msinhore at gmail.com> wrote:
>> In virtinst package, we are pointing the pygrub and hvmloader to
>> /etc/xen-default/bin directory files. To us, this is sufficient to fix
>> our package issue. I suggest to use alternatives to point these to
>> /usr/bin and so, standardize with another distros. Well, I think this
>> is the easy way to solve it.
> According to the FHS this is not allowed:
> ####
> 3.7.1. Purpose
> The /etc hierarchy contains configuration files. A "configuration
> file" is a local file used to control the operation
> of a program; it must be static and cannot be an executable binary.
> 3.7.2. Requirements
> No binaries may be located under /etc.
> ####
> I don't know if the directory /etc/xen-default/bin contains some
> binaries but after the name it seems that it does. As a location for
> XEN defaults it is annoying to create another directory instead using
> /etc/default/.
> Thanks

Marco Sinhoreli

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