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Re: [kde] setting an /opt precedent

Frank Murphy wrote:
> On Thursday 17 January 2002 07:04 pm, Junichi Uekawa wrote:
> >
> > It might be nice to add this bit of policy to Debian Policy
> > so that people do not start mucking around with /opt.
> This is a good idea. I understand and whole-heartedly agree with the
> reasons behind Debian not mucking about with /opt, but looking at the
> quoted parts of the FHS, it isn't clear that distributions may not
> install packages into /opt. Adding it to Policy would clarify that.

  it is not explicitly said, however it says that distro cannot screw
with what sysadmin installed there. so where would the kde go? would it
dynamically create a not-yet existing directory? pretty insane. IMO it
is sufficiently clearly implied that distro should not touch /opt,


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