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Re: /opt (Re: Berlin & FSSTND/FHS)

On Sun, Jul 04, 1999 at 05:50:16PM +0200, Juergen A. Erhard wrote:
> I still wonder over that one... FHS 2.0 said /opt is being used on
> Solaris (for example) but it doesn't go into specifics.
> Now what if Sun installs anything into /opt?  Do they?  If so, why
> can't we?
> I do feel stubbornly sticking to "we don't use /opt, every"
> is... well, stubborn, and too strict.  Big packages (I mean *HUGE*)
> could, IMHO, also go into /opt.

Installing into /opt would be no different to making new sub-directories
in /usr. No need whatsoever.

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB (ex-VK3TYD). 
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