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Re: mh-e for emacs-snapshot and icon images directory

Romain Francoise <rfrancoise@debian.org> wrote:

> Peter S Galbraith <p.galbraith@globetrotter.net> writes:
> > I was wondering why the gnus package did that.  I hate symlink farms,
> > but if that's policy...
> Well, it's not really policy, the FHS doesn't mention anything about
> /usr/share/pixmaps.  I think it's just common practice, and it makes
> sense.  :-)


I've got lots in /usr/share/picons and elsewhere in app directories on
my system:

$ locate .xpm | grep ^/usr/share/pixmaps | wc
    285     285   10372
$ locate .xpm | grep -v /usr/share/pixmaps | grep ^/usr | wc
   3079    3079  163776

Can you tell me why /usr/share/pixmaps is better?


Peter S. Galbraith, MH-E developer  <p.galbraith@globetrotter.net>
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