Re: Question: Can dpkg relocate package
[Soraia Paz wrote...]
-| I can convert the .rpm to .deb with alien and that works okay, but
-| the scripts that run before and after install/uninstall don't run with dpkg.
-| So I've decided that I'm better off just creating Debian packages.
-| But now I can't find out how I would go about installing somewhere other
-| than the default location. I'm even a bit sketchy on specifying
-| the default install location. For example, if I wanted to install in /opt
-| by default would I just create a directory structure /opt/myProgram?
-| And if the user wants to install it somewhere else, is there an option for this?
doesn't the --admindir option do what you want?