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Re: [kde] setting an /opt precedent

On Thu, Jan 17, 2002 at 02:13:32PM -0800, Jim Gettys wrote:
> My point is that often, in these large systems, you need both
> systems in parallel, simultaneously, both for developers and users.
> You can't just say: "we'll only have one version of nautilus installed
> at once", for example; people, particularly on shared systems will need
> both versions available simultaneously.
> With advance planning, such projects can mitigate, but not eliminate
> these problems.  Shared libraries have both helped and hurt
> this situation....
> And I think Debian owes the KDE packaging folks some guidance on
> if not /opt, then where....
> 			- Jim

Uhm, what about using chroot environments? All this monsters can be 
used in this way. 

Francesco P. Lovergine

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