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Re: KDE filesystem structure



On Tue, Jan 15, 2002 at 11:22:13PM +0200, Eray Ozkural (exa) wrote:
> However, your quote does imply that redhat, suse, etc. packaging which 
> installs in /opt/kde3 is indeed FHS compliant. I wonder who was clueless 
> enough to think otherwise upon reading FHS. Daniel and Chris could you please 
> examine James' argument, it does seem to be valid.

Oh yes, RedHat and SuSE do it that way, so it MUST be right! Clearly!!

> Note that *everybody* except debian uses /opt/kde3, and changing to that 
> would be beneficial. The current layout has to be changed in any case, it is 
> major brain damage.

Changing the way Debian has packaged stuff for KDE3 and surprising the
hell out of everyone is an astoundingly bad move. Don't do it.

Why is Debian majorly brain-damaged in this regard? Policy of least
surprise, because I think you'll find quite a few people surprised when
we RANDOMLY CHANGE LOCATIONS ON A WHIM.

-- 
Daniel Stone						    <daniel@sfarc.net>
<erno> hm. I've lost a machine.. literally _lost_. it responds to ping, it
works completely, I just can't figure out where in my apartment it is.

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