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Re: hmm...



Michael Goetze <mgoetze5@yahoo.com> writes:
> > I just had a look. It is very similar to the NetBSD layout (which is
> > very largely unchanged from 4.4BSD). There are some annoying
> > differences, including /opt vs /usr/pkg, the whole BSD concept of
> > libdata and libexec, etc. However, the overall ideas seem to be
> > pretty much similar. 
> 
> You'll be happy to find out that debian doesn't put anything in /opt.
> And /usr/pkg is what we're trying to replace, isn't it?

Not necessarily.

In the NetBSD world, we like distinguishing "third party" apps from our
own apps. /usr/pkg is somewhat convenient for that. It may not be what
we do "someday" but for now it is a useful convention.

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Perry E. Metzger		perry@wasabisystems.com
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