Re: /opt (Re: Berlin & FSSTND/FHS)
On Tue, Jul 06, 1999 at 10:41:03AM +1000, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> 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).
> CCs of replies from mailing lists are welcome.
IIRC, SCO uses /opt and /var/opt to install all of their packages...
then they symlink everything out into /usr/bin etc... My memory may
be faulty (it has been a few years ;).
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