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Re: KDE filesystem structure

On Wed, Jan 16, 2002 at 03:39:26PM +0200, Eray Ozkural (exa) wrote:
> On Wednesday 16 January 2002 14:09, Allan Sandfeld Jensen wrote:
> > >
> > > You say that like it's a good thing. Mosfet's on drugs.
> >
> > It just happens that piece by Mosfet is well written.
> >
> > Although I cant see how putting kde in /opt/kde would be more logical.. If
> > anywhere, I would put it in /usr/kde. Like X it is a system on its own, "A
> > system within the system".
> We call that a "subsystem" in engineering. Heh :)
> Generally speaking, it's good design if a system can have physical modularity 
> to some extent, ie logical modularity is evident in the case of X11 but 
> physical modularity makes it more sensible to deal with.
> Therefore, a system that uses an efficient unified filesystem implementation 
> instead of a packaging system to keep track of file locations would be much 
> more consistent than Debian.[*] I'm hoping to see something like that with 
> the use of more advanced kernels.
> Thanks,
> [*] So every package looks like X11. Packaging system's responsibility is 
> making sure that the system is consistent and in a working state rather than 
> showing you which file is stored where... 



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