Re: File Systems.
* Michael Stone <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 17, 2000 at 11:50:02AM +0100, Jochem Huhmann wrote:
> > Having /usr/bin limited to a specified base OS as well as having
> > distributions not to install anything in /usr/local would be more
> > clear. This also could avoid some packaging trouble, since the specified
> > base system then could be handled separately and one could sandbox the
> > distributors to /opt as the local admin to /usr/local. Looks much
> > clearer to me.
> This issue doesn't affect ISV's, so it should be left to the discretion
> of the distributor. If *you* want something that's clearer to *you*,
> choose a distribution that operates in that fashion. LSB should *not*
> choose sides on this, because to do so is unnecessary.
That's a way to see this, yes.
> Why do so many people seem to have a hard time grasping that?
Because they would like to see LSB choosing sides?
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