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Re: Latex/Tex / dpkg remark

James A. Robinson writes:
> > See above.  The way I see it, /usr/local should be left absolutely
> > untouched by any of the debian packages.  Plus you will have to set a
> > bunch of environment variables, or a set of symlinks (in which case,
> > why not usr /var?).
> > 
> > I will also think some sort of /usr/opt layout for these big packages
> > is highly warranted, otherwise the /usr partition will just keep on
> > growing.
> On solaris /opt is for local packages, sounds an awfull lot /usr/local
> to me.
> I also don't think that /usr/local should be touched by the debian
> release, but if the generated files start AFTER you have installed,
> and are working, I don't see the problem.
> Jim

Sunando Sen

Dept. of Economics			Email: sens@acf2.nyu.edu
New York University

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