[vdr] vdr 1.7 -> 2.1 upgrade tips (FHS)

Tony Houghton h at realh.co.uk
Thu Nov 7 00:51:32 CET 2013


On Mon, 04 Nov 2013 14:58:30 -0700
"Timothy D. Lenz" <tlenz at vorgon.com> wrote:

> To me, dumping files all over the drives is messy, sloppy, and bad 
> practice. Always has been and always will be. Someone just wants to copy 
> MS stupidity into linux.

I think some features from the FHS predate Windows and even Microsoft.
Having every file belonging to an application in the same place is
insecure and makes it more difficult to support things like multiple
users or one user with multiple PCs, especially if some of them are thin
clients.



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