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32.\" Take from FreeBSD and adjusted to DarwinPortss' needs.
33.Dd August 31, 2005
34.Dt PORTHIER 7
35.Os
36.Sh NAME
37.Nm porthier
38.Nd layout of the ports-filesystems
39.Sh DESCRIPTION
40A sketch of the filesystem hierarchy as it is applied on ports being distributed by DarwinPorts.
41.Bl -tag -width "/Applications/"
42.It Pa /${prefix}/
43The base of the DarwinPorts filesystem hierarchy. By default set to "/opt/local/"
44.Pp
45.Bl -tag -width "include/"
46.It Pa bin/
47common utilities, programming tools, and applications
48.It Pa etc/
49system configuration files and scripts
50.It Pa games/
51useful and semi-frivolous programs
52.It Pa include/
53standard C include files
54.It Pa lib/
55archive libraries
56.It Pa libexec/
57system daemons & system utilities (executed by other programs)
58.It Pa sbin/
59system programs and administration utilities
60.It Pa share/
61architecture-independent files
62.Pp
63.Bl -tag -width "examples/" -compact
64.It Pa doc/
65miscellaneous documentation
66.It Pa examples/
67various examples for users and programmers
68.It Pa info/
69GNU Info hypertext system
70.It Pa java/
71applications based on Java
72.It Pa locale/
73localization files
74.It Pa man/
75manual pages
76.It Pa misc/
77misc system-wide ASCII text files
78.El
79.Pp
80.It Pa var/
81multi-purpose log, temporary, transient, and spool files
82.Pp
83.Bl -tag -width "spool/" -compact
84.It Pa db/
85misc. automatically generated system-specific database files
86.Bl -tag -width "dports/"
87.It Pa dports/
88DarwinPorts runtime data
89.Bl -tag -width "build/"
90.It Pa build/
91Where ports are build and destrooted
92.It Pa distfiles/
93Holds the distfiles of the fetched ports
94.It Pa packages/
95Contains archives (packages) of installed ports
96.It Pa receipts/
97Holds the registry information and receipts for the installed ports
98.It Pa software/
99In Image-mode (which is default) Holds the installed files. These
100are linked to ${prefix}.
101.It Pa sources/
102Holds the sources of both the porttree (the Portfiles) and the
103sources for the base system
104.Pp
105.El
106.It Pa spool/
107directory containing output spool files
108.It Pa log/
109misc. system log files
110.It Pa run/
111system information files describing various info about
112system since it was booted
113.El
114.Pp
115.It Pa www/
116files to be served by a http server
117.Pp
118.Bl -tag -width "cgi-bin/" -compact
119.It Pa cgi-bin/
120directory for cgi executables
121.El
122.El
123.It Pa /Applications/DarwinPorts/
124Native Mac OS X applications
125.It Pa /Library/Frameworks/
126Native Mac OS X Library Frameworks
127.Pp
128.El
129.Sh SEE ALSO
130.Xr port 1 ,
131.Xr ports.conf 5 ,
132.Xr portfile 7 ,
133.Xr portgroup 7 ,
134.Xr portstyle 7 ,
135.Xr hier 7
136.Sh HISTORY
137The
138.Nm
139manual page appeared first in DarwinPorts. Lots of it is based on hier(7).
140.Sh AUTHORS
141.An "Felix Kronlage" Aq fkr@opendarwin.org
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