How do changes to the FHS happen ? [was Re: What's this /run directory doing on my system and where does it come from?]

mike cloaked mike.cloaked at
Wed Mar 30 20:01:22 UTC 2011

On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 8:41 PM, David Lutterkort <lutter at> wrote:

> How do changes to the FHS actually happen ? All I can find is the names
> of the three past editors of the standard, and a mailing list that seems
> to be overrun by spam.
> There doesn't seem to be any body/group that meets regularly to resolve
> issues and work towards an FHS update.
> Maybe it is time to set up such a group, e.g., by letting each distro
> put one representative forward that will discuss and vote on FHS changes
> on that distro's behalf. I think the group that Lennart worked with is a
> very encouraging sign that something like this is possible.

Just for completeness can I ask if the current info at

are in fact the latest?  If not can someone point to the source of the
most current version of the info?

mike c

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