On Tue, Sep 29, 1998 at 12:23:37PM +0200, Martin Schulze wrote: > > > So we should either remove /usr/local from all packages, or tell dpkg to not > > > remove /usr/local. I personally favour the former solution. > > > > /usr/local should not be used in packages. Thought that was already policy? > > Right. No package may install stuff in /usr/local nor in /opt. Period. > > I guess the only exceptions are perl and emacs where the package > should create the directory structure so people won't have to > guess them. Qt does this too, but that's because we're not allowed to move it from /usr/local. I really think all these little compromises on policy are a bad thing because they cause problems like /usr/local symlinks being deleted. This is Very Not Acceptable.
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