AW: Samba and FHS

Nicholas Dille DarkYeti at gmx.net
Sun Jan 28 11:58:36 PST 2001


> just as a quick sidenote to those who have been installing Samba
> and were annoyed because Samba is pretty much the opposite of FHS
> compliant (I even needed to hack source to get the pid-files to
> /var/run):
> 
> I contacted the developers about FHS, and they seem to make a
> real effort now to include an --enable-fhs-compliance option to
> ./configure, and otherwise improve their install locations of
> various samba-related files.

well, that is what we should be expecting, eh? ;-)

for the time being i wrote a patch for source/Makefile.in
i don't know whether this is how it should be but it makes a lot more
sense to me :-)

have a look.
nic.
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