Re: mh-e for emacs-snapshot and icon images directory
Peter S Galbraith <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> 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?
Packages usually install their images in /usr/share/<package>/...
However, packages that install images that can possibly be shared with
other applications (e.g. icons) install them in a shared directory,
such as /usr/share/pixmaps/ or /usr/share/pixmaps/<package>.
: :' : Romain Francoise <email@example.com>
`. `' http://people.debian.org/~rfrancoise/