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Re: Yet another Linux distribution! :-)

Drake Diedrich <Drake.Diedrich@anu.edu.au> wrote:
>    Yep, but it'd be nice if there were guidelines on how to keep local
> packages out of the way of upstream debian packages.

Er.. there are: put everything local in /usr/local/.  (or, for that matter,
under /home/.)

If you're stuck with something elsewhere in the system you can always
use dpkg-divert to ensure that it will never be stepped on. [But then
you're responsible for whatever fails as a result.]


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