Subject: Re: html doc location
To: James K. Lowden <>
From: Greg A. Woods <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/21/2002 18:01:07
[ On Thursday, November 21, 2002 at 16:38:29 (-0500), James K. Lowden wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: html doc location
> Looking again at hier(7), I would say it's a bug to install any
> site-specific data in /usr/share

I suppose it depends on exactly what you mean by "site", but I think
you've interpreted that almost exactly backwards.  _Site_-specific (but
*shareable*, read-only, architecture-independent) data is exactly what
belongs in /usr/share -- so that it can be shared _site_-wide.

(of course if you don't have a central file server for a given group of
machines then the whole idea of /share is purely academic....)

								Greg A. Woods

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