Re: [kde] setting an /opt precedent
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On Thursday 17 January 2002 17:36, Daniel Stone wrote:
> > There are reserved directories, under which the distributions do not
> > touch. /opt/bin is one of them, and it's a directory that the local admin
> > manages. /opt/bin should be in $PATH I said, and /opt/lib in library
> > search path. I said nothing about /opt/<package>/bin if you would care to
> > notice. /opt/bin and /opt/<package>/bin serve different purposes.
> MY POINT EXACTLY!!
> /opt/bin could be in $PATH if you want, but who cares? We CANNOT touch
> it! So what's your solution? Put /opt/kde3/bin in $PATH? Imagine how
> large $PATH will grow if everyone follows our precedent.
> KDE is not that much of a special case.
Excuse me? Supporting /opt properly in debian was a point I made in no
relation to KDE packaging. I think you have missed it.
Eray Ozkural (exa) <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Comp. Sci. Dept., Bilkent University, Ankara
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