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Re: [kde] setting an /opt precedent

On Thu, Jan 17, 2002 at 09:26:49PM +0200, Eray Ozkural (exa) wrote:
>   /opt/bin, /opt/doc, /opt/include, /opt/info, /opt/lib, and /opt/man
> A distribution therefore cannot touch the content of these subdirs, however 
> it can install software in a package directory
>   /opt/<package>
> under which the files pertaining to <package> are maintained. FHS explicity 
> allows this.

Fine, FHS allows this. Basic Physics allow me to jump off a bridge. 

Could you _please_ elaborate on how this would _improve_ the current
situation if we did put arbitrary packages under /opt?

> In any case, since distribution cannot install anything in the above 
> mentioned subdirs, the front end files are to be placed in those directories 
> controlled by the distribution such as /usr/bin.

Ah yes. And now, where is the profit apart from some philosophical
discussions about the theoretical possiblity to be empowered by the FHS
itself to put stuff partly under /opt/<package>, partly under /usr!?!



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