I'm working on a FHS2-conforming application that used to store data in
This directory is no more in FHS 3.0, and it seems that we need to start using either
/var/lib, which should store
Variable state information
or more verbosely,
state information pertaining to an application or the system. State information is data that programs modify while they run, and that pertains to one specific host.
/var/local, which should store
Variable data for
(No more information is given about
Which one of these should we use?
Bonus question: Is there a variable for
/var/local, similarly to
sharedstatedir and friends that we should use, or should we simply hard-code the path into our makefiles?