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On Sun, Jan 07, 2001 at 05:05:18PM -0600, Dooley, Ryan wrote:
> 1) I noticed that there were a few things in /usr such as man,
> info, doc, etc. that under the fsstnd should be in /usr/share.
> Was this intentional?
Of course it was intentional :) However, we do plan to gradually move
towards FHS 2.1 compliance, so we'll be using more of /usr/share in the
future. Compatibility symlinks will probably exist as well.
> 2) Why use /opt?
Well, it too is part of FHS 2.1, and is a good way to modularize major optional
subsystems like KDE and GNOME.
> 3) Any chance of getting Kerberos in the base system? Here at
> the university of missouri, we use kerberos and were quite
> pleased when RedHat started to ship with kerberos bundled.
> I believe that kerberos is no longer governed by export
> restrictions in the US. I could be wrong though and I guess
> that would be the reason.
I'd love to add Kerberos to the base distribution; however, since I don't use
Kerberos I'd don't think I'm the one to do it. I would definitely support
the addition of Kerberos 5 to Gentoo Linux if anyone would like to tackle
> As soon as I get more time, I'd definatly contribute to gentoo. I
> think this is a solid idea and I'd like to see that gentoo suceeds!
Thanks very much and we look forward to your contributions!
Daniel Robbins <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Gentoo Technologies, Inc.