Packaging directory in /mnt - how to do so?

Lennart Poettering mzerqung at 0pointer.de
Wed May 8 10:24:43 UTC 2013


On Wed, 08.05.13 09:32, Tomasz Torcz (tomek at pipebreaker.pl) wrote:

> On Tue, May 07, 2013 at 09:34:15AM +0000, "J├│hann B. Gu├░mundsson" wrote:
> > On 05/07/2013 09:14 AM, Tomasz Torcz wrote:
> > >Hey list,
> > >
> > >   In the course of review of owfs (#927237) I was pointed that
> > >shipping directory in /mnt is prohibited. FHS seems to agree.
> > >
> > >   owfs is suite of program for accessing 1-wire network, which is
> > >simple hardware protocol.  One of the program is FUSE module,
> > >giving the access to network and devices on it through filesystem.
> > >The "/mnt/1wire" directory is widely used default - it's in the
> > >default config files and many scripts over the net uses it. I'd really
> > >like to retain this similarity eith other distributions in Fedora.
> > >
> > >   Is there any way out from this situation?
> > >
> > 
> > Yeah fix this and push it upstream so those doing it wrong start
> > doing it right and follow FHS :)
> 
>   What would be proper path for such kind of filesystem?

/run/owfs/1wire or so sounds like a good idea.

/mnt really is something the admin owns and not the vendor, so the
package should stay away from it.

-- 
Lennart Poettering - Red Hat, Inc.


More information about the devel mailing list