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32.\" Take from FreeBSD and adjusted to MacPortss' needs.
33.Dd June 1, 2007
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 MacPorts.
41.Bl -tag -width "/Applications/"
42.It Pa ${prefix}/
43The base of the MacPorts 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 include/
51standard C include files
52.It Pa lib/
53archive libraries
54.It Pa libexec/
55system daemons & system utilities (executed by other programs)
56.It Pa Library/Frameworks/
57Native Mac OS X Library Frameworks
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 src/
81source code
82.Pp
83.Bl -tag -width "macports/" -compact
84.It Pa macports/
85MacPorts package building topdir
86.Pp
87.El
88.It Pa var/
89multi-purpose log, temporary, transient, and spool files
90.Pp
91.Bl -tag -width "spool/" -compact
92.It Pa db/
93misc. automatically generated system-specific database files
94.It Pa macports/
95MacPorts runtime data
96.Bl -tag -width "build/" -compact
97.It Pa build/
98Where ports are built and destrooted
99.It Pa distfiles/
100Holds the distfiles of the fetched ports
101.It Pa receipts/
102Obsolete. Formerly held the registry information and receipts for the installed ports,
103in flat-file format.
104.It Pa registry/
105Contains the registry database in sqlite format.
106.It Pa software/
107Holds compressed images of the installed ports. These
108are extracted to ${prefix} when activated.
109.It Pa sources/
110Holds the sources of both the porttree (the Portfiles) and the
111sources for the base system
112.Pp
113.El
114.It Pa spool/
115directory containing output spool files
116.It Pa log/
117misc. system log files
118.It Pa run/
119system information files describing various info about
120system since it was booted
121.El
122.Pp
123.It Pa www/
124files to be served by a http server
125.Pp
126.Bl -tag -width "cgi-bin/" -compact
127.It Pa cgi-bin/
128directory for cgi executables
129.El
130.El
131.It Pa /Applications/MacPorts/
132Native Mac OS X applications
133.Pp
134.El
135.El
136.Sh SEE ALSO
137.Xr port 1 ,
138.Xr macports.conf 5 ,
139.Xr portfile 7 ,
140.Xr portgroup 7 ,
141.Xr portstyle 7 ,
142.Xr hier 7
143.Sh HISTORY
144The
145.Nm
146manual page appeared first in MacPorts. Lots of it is based on hier(7).
147.Sh AUTHORS
148.An "Felix Kronlage" Aq fkr@opendarwin.org
149.An "Juan Manuel Palacios" Aq jmpp@macports.org
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