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Re: /X11R6/lib

On Sun, May 06, 2001 at 09:40:22PM +0200, Oystein Viggen wrote:

> Would it be true to the spirit of hurd and the /usr -> . symlink to have
> /X11R6/lib be a symlink to ../lib?  That way, most libraries would end
> up in /lib, which should sort out the problems people have been seing
> with setuid applications like xterm for which LD_LIBRARY_PATH won't, and
> indeed shouldn't, work.
> What do you people think?  I am considering manually doing it for my own
> installation, but as I mainly use it to test-build packages for hurd, I
> don't want to stray too far from the standard installation... 

I think this makes far more sense then our /usr -> . symlink.  I've
never understood why X11 was seperate.  I just hate the way my root
directory is filled up with all the crap that lives in /usr normally.

Jeff Bailey

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