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Re: SW under /usr/local/

Sven Burgener <svenb@bluewin.ch> wrote:
>Quick question on administration:
>what exactly is the best way to deal with locally installed software
>from source under the /usr/local/ or /opt/ tree?
>I use GNU stow, but never actually saw anyone suggesting this to be
>*the* method.

You have now ;) That's exactly how I deal with it, and I haven't seen
anything that can do the job as well ...

And the symlink algorithm it uses just *rocks*.

Colin Watson                                     [cjw44@flatline.org.uk]

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