port installs: /usr/X11R6/bin versus /usr/local/bin ?
sergei at FreeBSD.org
Fri Dec 26 05:52:40 PST 2003
On 2003-12-26 at 01:47 -0500, Adam Weinberger wrote:
> In general, the separation of X11R6 and local is adhered to. The main
> differences arise in things like netscape that are historically in
> /usr/local, and things that can run under X but have non-X counterparts,
> such as vim and w3m. Then there are things like games and apps that rely
> upon SDL, which live in /usr/local, even though they're typically run
> from within X. And then there's KDE, which installs itself into
> /usr/local because that's how it's always been, and because hier(7) is
> worded to imply that it should be there, much in the same way that your
> vegan girlfriend doesn't want you eating meat either ;;)
What about merging /usr/X11R6 into /usr/local? Would it create any
conflicts that are impossible to resolve or something?
I haven't yet tried that myself, though... ;)
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