Re: User level alternatives?
Wei Chen wchenhk-at-gmail.com |volatile-lists| wrote:
We now have system level `update-alternatives' mechanism that can be
used by root to maintain symbol links in `/etc/alternatives'. Is it
useful/interesting to extend its use to user level, i.e. to maintain
similar symbol links in `~/bin' or something like `~/bin/alternatives'?
Or does that already exist? I personally think it can be useful, because
I currently do that manually.
I'm sorry I don't know the answer to whether something like this exists
already, but I've gotta say I wondered the exact same thing yesterday,
when I changed my default x-www-browser from konqueror to firefox.
I second that this would be interesting.
Peter Valdemar Mørch