Filesystem Hierarchy Standard
Any variable data relating to games in /usr should be placed
here. /var/games should hold the variable data previously found
in /usr; static data, such as help text, level descriptions, and
so on, must remain elsewhere, such as /usr/share/games.
/var/games has been given a hierarchy of its own, rather
than leaving it merged in with the old /var/lib as in release
1.2. The separation allows local control of backup strategies,
permissions, and disk usage, as well as allowing inter-host sharing
and reducing clutter in /var/lib. Additionally, /var/games
is the path traditionally used by BSD.
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Translated by troff2html v1.5 on 29 March 2002 by Daniel Quinlan