I'm currently having some conflicted doubts about the
/usr/local folder according to the standard.
In our application, we currently store our read-only application files in
/usr/local/<appname>. While going through the Filesystem Hierarchy Standard it noted that no other directories may be in
/usr/local other than those listed.
Another user on Stack Overflow quoted a text specifying that
/usr/local/<appname> is supposed to be used, but I'm unable to find this part in the FHS.
Other examples I've seen on my machine are
Are these simply not in line with the standard? Should we be switching to