Re: /opt/ again (was Re: FreeBSD-like approach for Debian? [was:
*blink* huh? Do *what* in /usr/bin and /var ?
On Tue, 14 Sep 1999, Steve Lamb wrote:
> Tuesday, September 14, 1999, 12:16:56 PM, Jonathan wrote:
> > I agree. A /usr/packages was not planned to be included in the Base System.
> > I was thinking of doing it as a separate project. Ie, doing a
> > cd /usr/packages/audio/mpg123; make install
> > would, under Debian, use apt-get source to get the source, unpack it,
> > compile it, create the debian package, and install the package with dpkg.
> That's something I could agree with. However, isn't that something that
> is in the goal list for apt at present? Wouldn't it be better to have the
> program to do that in /usr/bin and its database in /var somewhere like dpkg
> and apt are currently?