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Re: FHS violations

On Tue, 02 Dec 2008 03:30:55 +0100, Ralf Corsepius wrote:

> On Mon, 2008-12-01 at 23:08 +0100, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> > Michael Schwendt wrote:
> > > 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"?
> GCC uses $PREFIX/$TARGET for cross-toolchains.
> So, if a cross-toolchain uses --target=spu these files land in /usr/spu
> Whether using --target=spu is a clever idea and whether this makes sense
> is a different matter. IMNSHO, it is none of both.
> > The top-level /spu (not in /usr) is weird indeed, I'm not sure where this
> > comes from.
> /spu is nonsense. I'd suggest to have FESCO block and withdraw this
> package.

As pointed out in another message, only /usr/spu remains currently.

Though, there's an indication that temporarily some packages created bad
paths unintentionally, because of broken RPM macro values in %files.
This needs extra checks.

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