Filesystem Hierarchy Standard
by Filesystem Hierarchy Standard GroupEdited by Rusty Russell, Daniel Quinlan, and Christopher YeohPublished January 28 2004Copyright © 1994-2004 Daniel QuinlanCopyright © 2001-2004 Paul ’Rusty’ RussellCopyright © 2003-2004 Christopher YeohThis standard consists of a set of requirements and guidelines for ﬁle and directory placement under UNIX-likeoperating systems. The guidelines are intended to support interoperability of applications, system administrationtools, development tools, and scripts as well as greater uniformity of documentation for these systems.
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