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Re: A section for commercial software?

Mikael Hedin <mikael.hedin@irf.se> wrote:
>joostje@komputilo.org (joost witteveen) writes:
>> Well, the only thing I can think of is that /opt/bin etc isn't
>> in my PATH, MANTPAHT, etc by default. So, it would complicate
>> matters a bit.
>But FHS says there should be /opt/bin and /opt/man for the local admin
>to use, and packages may ask to install e.g. symlinks in these dirs.
>A deb could have things in these places I think, and they shoud be in
>your PATH and MANPATH.  Maybe we should file a wishlist bug to

If /opt/bin is in your PATH, then /opt/man will be sucked into your
MANPATH by default (unless you override this by setting an explicit

I'd agree that having /opt/bin included in the PATH set in /etc/profile
would be nice. Of course, this wouldn't help with /opt/<package>/bin.

Colin Watson                                     [cjw44@flatline.org.uk]

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