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[Xen-changelog] [xen-unstable] tools: revert to using /var and /etc/

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  • Date: Mon, 04 Feb 2013 15:44:34 +0000
  • Delivery-date: Mon, 04 Feb 2013 15:44:41 +0000
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# HG changeset patch
# User Ian Campbell <ian.campbell@xxxxxxxxxx>
# Date 1359126250 0
# Node ID 6454d48b0751888913ee7bd8b47ce1c8037e8b8b
# Parent  6043b2daa92e3a6c3e1df256e84dd83e44407c1c
tools: revert to using /var and /etc/

26470:acaf29203cf9 "tools+stubdom: install under /usr/local by
default" moved more stuff under /usr/local than was desirable.

In particular SYSCONFIG_DIR (configuration for initscripts) moved to
/usr/local/etc/{sysconfig,defaults} while the initscripts themselves
(correctly) remained in /etc/init.d. Moving /etc/xen/scripts breaks
the udev bakcned rules file. Lastly stuff under /var was moved to

Move these back to /etc/ and /var. Moving /etc wholesale rather thsn
just the problematic bits is preferable for consistency.

Although there seems to be some disagreement about /usr/local/var vs
/var using /var is compatible with the FHS and what we think most
people will expect.

Most of this impacts Linux only but NetBSD appears to have been using
/usr/local/var/lib which I have also reset to /var/lib.

Note that we already paid no attention to autoconf --sysconfdir or
--localstatedir ('etc' and 'var' respectively) so there is no change
from that PoV.

Signed-off-by: Ian Campbell <ian.campbell@xxxxxxxxxx>
Acked-by: Roger Pau Monné <roger.pau@xxxxxxxxxx>
Committed-by: Ian Campbell <ian.campbell@xxxxxxxxxx>

diff -r 6043b2daa92e -r 6454d48b0751 config/NetBSD.mk
--- a/config/NetBSD.mk  Fri Jan 25 15:04:09 2013 +0000
+++ b/config/NetBSD.mk  Fri Jan 25 15:04:10 2013 +0000
@@ -6,10 +6,6 @@ PRIVATE_BINDIR = $(BINDIR)
-ifeq ($(PREFIX),/usr)
 XEN_LOCK_DIR = /var/lib
-XEN_LOCK_DIR = $(PREFIX)/var/lib
 WGET = ftp
diff -r 6043b2daa92e -r 6454d48b0751 config/StdGNU.mk
--- a/config/StdGNU.mk  Fri Jan 25 15:04:09 2013 +0000
+++ b/config/StdGNU.mk  Fri Jan 25 15:04:10 2013 +0000
@@ -41,17 +41,10 @@ XENFIRMWAREDIR = $(PREFIX)/lib/xen/boot
-ifeq ($(PREFIX),/usr)
 CONFIG_DIR = /etc
 XEN_LOCK_DIR = /var/lock
 XEN_RUN_DIR = /var/run/xen
 XEN_PAGING_DIR = /var/lib/xen/xenpaging
-XEN_LOCK_DIR = $(PREFIX)/var/lock
-XEN_RUN_DIR = $(PREFIX)/var/run/xen
-XEN_PAGING_DIR = $(PREFIX)/var/lib/xen/xenpaging

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