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Re: FreeBSD-like approach for Debian? [was: Re: Deficiencies in Debian]

On Tue, 14 Sep 1999, Steve Lamb wrote:
>     If I wanted FreeBSD, I'd use FreeBSD.  I have a friend who uses it and his
> argument against Linux, in general, is that "they don't ship a system" and
> that he prefers things installed into /usr/local instead of /usr.  To me that
> seems foolish.  /usr/local is for stuff I compile locally.  What we have now
> may not be the best, but it is a far cry better than what FreeBSD does.

Not really.  /usr/local is a handy way to distinguish between the *base*
system, and the addon packages, which, guess what, are all compiled locally
under FreeBSD

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