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Re: [opensuse-buildservice] installing into /opt/packagename fails 04-check-filelist???
  • From: Andreas Jaeger <aj@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 15 Oct 2009 10:57:09 +0200
  • Message-id: <200910151057.12242.aj@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Thursday 15 October 2009 10:44:27 Mathias Homann wrote:

according to my build logs, installing something into /opt/packagename is
forbidden in FHS 2.2??
What's with that now?

...especially when I read up about FHS 2.2 and its explicitly allowed to
install into /opt/packagename...

It's forbidden for a distribution to install there. So, if you want to
deliver your package as part of openSUSE, /opt is wrong.

If you distribute it separately, it's ok to use.

Note that LSB has additional requirements here, I think instead of
packagename, it's companyname...

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