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Re: /usr/bin before /usr/local/bin?



On Tuesday, 31 October 2000 at 14:03, Krzys Majewski wrote:
> Any opinions on which should go first in the path: 
> /usr/bin or /usr/local/bin? 
> 
> Arguments I can see:

<snip>

> /usr/local/bin:  say  you compile  your  own  gcc.  This is  where  it
> goes. You  may not want to  remove the Debian gcc  because many things
> depend on it, using equivs may be a pain, etc. 

yeah, /usr/local always goes first. If you've built something you don't
want to override another program, put it somewhere else (/opt? :))

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