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

>>>Steve Lamb wrote:
 > Tuesday, September 14, 1999, 3:14:37 PM, Federico wrote:
 > > sysadmin) control, /opt is where third-party package builders (e.g.,
 > > Corel, KDE, Cygnus, etc...) control.
 >     None of this describes one bit why it has to be a top level directory.

You may not like it, but not everyone are running around distributiona
all of there software as open software, wouldning it be nice if you that
could download this software in one version for everly Linux
distribution and install. Without ugly wrapper packets?

/ Balp

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