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Re: FHS violations

On Mon, 01 Dec 2008 21:58:29 +0100, Kevin Kofler wrote:

> Michael Schwendt wrote:
> > Contrary to that, package "spu-binutils" creates directories
> > 
> >   /spu
> >   /usr/spu
> > 
> > which is a violation of the FHS. And I've been told there are more
> > packages that do something similar.
> It's a cross-toolchain.

I know.

> Using a directory like this is the established
> practice for GNU cross-toolchains (and also used by some other
> cross-toolchains) and the consensus among Fedora packagers working on
> cross-compilation is that this is the way to go. Unfortunately, the
> guideline which was supposed to formally codify it never made it to an FPC
> vote because of process issues.

I think I've seen %_exec_prefix/%_target before (I can imagine that trying
to change that might result in symlink-hell), but a root-level directory is
strange. That one is also "established practice"?

And this hasn't passed FPC and neither FESCo?

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