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Re: packaging suggestions.



On Wed, 2006-02-15 at 08:54 +1300, Michael J Knox wrote:
> I am attempting to package bro (bro-ids.org) and have a couple of
> questions. 
> 
> When bro is installed it installs its self into /usr, which is fine, but
> it also creates a bunch of directories like:
> 
> /usr/archive
> /usr/logs
> /usr/policy
> /usr/reports
> /usr/scripts
> /usr/site
> /usr/var
> /usr/etc
> 
> Now I am using the "%configure" macro. 
> 
> Are the any issues, reservations, conflicts of packaging policies that
> the above will create? 

I don't think I've ever seen the FHS so blatantly violated. Most of
those things look like they should go under /usr/share/bro, with the
exception of logs, var, and etc. And possibly reports.

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