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Re: /usr/local in some packages

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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