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Re: KDE filesystem structure



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						    <daniel@sfarc.net>
<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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