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Re: Safer package installation

" Raymond A. Ingles" <inglesra@frc.com> writes:

>  Installed packages go to a specific place in the file hierarchy, e.g.
> "/usr/packages/<package-name>/". There's "/usr/packages/<name>/lib/",
> "/usr/packages/<name>/bin/", etc. A script then makes symlinks from, say,
> "/usr/lib/<file-name>" to "/usr/packages/<package-name>/lib/<file-name>".

What about performance?  I don't think a system full of symlinks would be so

Alair Pereira do Lago  <alair@ime.usp.br> <http://www.ime.usp.br/~alair>
Computer Science Department -- Universidade de S~ao Paulo -- Brazil

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