Just in time for LinuxCon, we are pleased to announce the first draft of FHS 3.0!
You can see it here:
Versions of the draft are available in single-HTML, chunked-HTML, PDF and text. Source code is available from our Bazaar repository here:
There are a significant number of changes in this draft from FHS 2.3. For a complete list of issues, both fixed and still outstanding, see our tracking bug in the Linux Foundation Bugzilla here:
Some of the highlights:
There are still some issues left to resolve, most notably:
This draft should contain all of the major changes that have been proposed to bring the FHS up to date with current distribution practice. Please review the appropriate sections, and send us feedback; we want FHS 3.0 to be as good a description of current practice as we can make it. Also, feel free to forward this announcement to all interested parties (but please take care to follow netiquette and not spam mailing lists where it might be unwanted).
You can send feedback to the fhs-discuss mailing list. Information on posting and subscribing can be found here:
Alternatively, you can file bugs or comment on existing bugs in the Linux Foundation Bugzilla:
Please file all bugs against the “FHS” product.