On Tue, Jan 15, 2002 at 11:58:08AM -0800, Oliver Johns wrote: > The Debian policy is violated, in principle anyhow, > by the whole X-windows system. It DOES have its own special > subdirectories. The reason is that it is so large and > complicated that good sense demands putting it in a special > place to make it easier to keep track of it. The real question > is whether kde and gnome have now reached that status. I think > they have. For one thing, people who use both kde and gnome > experience trouble knowing which app or which library or shared > file belongs to which. It would be VERY helpful, and quite > rational, for Debian to follow, or even one-up, the other dists > and treat BOTH of those two mega-systems specially. I will not, under any circumstances, touch /opt. I believe Debian policy prohibits it anyway. -- Daniel Stone <firstname.lastname@example.org> <Tamriel> net: No, it's more if you have an infinite number of monkeys and an infinite number of hard drives, one of them will eventually make a distro, package it up and go an IPO.
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