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Re: /opt/ again (was Re: FreeBSD-like approach for Debian? [was: ...])

Tuesday, September 14, 1999, 10:44:07 AM, Raul wrote:
> We support this, in principle. However, for it to work we need to
> convince third party distrib to package their software to run in /opt/.
> [And note that it doesn't really matter whether they're packaging for red
> hat or debian or whoever -- alien makes that something of a non-issue.]

    Why opt?  Why a new level on the tree which simply duplicates what already
exists elsewhere?  *sigh*

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