[lsb-discuss] Agreement on directory structure for printing

Andreas Jaeger aj at suse.de
Tue Aug 8 00:54:49 PDT 2006

Till Kamppeter <till.kamppeter at gmail.com> writes:

> Hi,
> here is the standard for the printer driver/PPD directory structure on
> which we have agreed so far (this is Wendy Philips' proposal from July
> 27 with the /opt/ directory structure modified to comply FHS according
> to Christopher Yeoh's postings):
> 1. Distro supplied files
>          The filesystem layout as utilized by the distibutions when the
>          ppd files and print drivers are initially installed on the 		
>          system. It is presumed that this will also be used for patches 	
>          and updates created and delivered by the distro.
>          a. Installation path for ppd files
>                  /usr/share/ppd/<supplier>/<manufacturer>/
>          b. Installation path for print drivers
>                  /usr/lib/printdriver/<supplier>

What about lib64 systems like x86-64, ppc64 and s390x?  In that case
you want /usr/lib64/printdriver/<supplier> ?  The same problem is
in the rest of your email as well,

 Andreas Jaeger, aj at suse.de, http://www.suse.de/~aj/
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