adamw at FreeBSD.org
Sat Apr 23 10:56:19 PDT 2005
Miguel Mendez wrote:
> On Fri, 22 Apr 2005 18:08:07 -0400
> Adam Weinberger <adamw at FreeBSD.org> wrote:
>>Personally, I'd love to see /usr/X11R6 folded into /usr/local, but until
>>then, I think it's nothing short of retarded for apps to install into
>>unusual locations to prove a point.
> It might be interesting looking at the work the pkgsrc people have done
> wrt $PREFIX enforcement. On my NetBSD boxen xorg lives under
> /usr/pkg/xorg and all packages are installed under /usr/pkg, not
> /usr/X11R6 or /usr/local.
There are many good potential layouts, such as the one you mentioned.
But the issue in my mind is how one would go about implementing it
without wreaking havoc on the poor, unsuspecting users.
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