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Re: [kde] setting an /opt precedent

On Fri, Jan 18, 2002 at 10:22:43AM -0800, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> Hamish Moffatt <hamish@debian.org> writes:
> > It has always been Debian policy that we don't use /opt. Surprisingly
> > this is not actually written into the formal Debian policy, which may
> > be an oversight.
> I think it's been taken to be required by the FHS.  But I have no
> objection to adding it to policy explicitly too.

At a glance, the FHS says distributions may use /opt. In practice it
conflicts with allowing the local admin free reign in the same
directory. Maybe this needs to be spelled out.

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish@debian.org> <hamish@cloud.net.au>

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