Installing ports to /usr
roberthuff at rcn.com
Thu Nov 15 05:34:25 PST 2007
Matt Fioravante writes:
> Well I was just comtemplating the idea of setting up a freebsd
> load at my workplace. They already run linux and solaris and
> because of bad decisions in the past, they mount their afs shares
> on /usr/local. So I would have to install ports in /usr or some
> other prefix.
Nobody's saying you can't put them somewhere else, only that
the specific location "/usr" (and by extension anywhere that already
has a function under hier) is a Really Bad Idea.
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