@conflicts and other package questions

Oliver Eikemeier eikemeier at fillmore-labs.com
Wed Jan 28 18:14:35 PST 2004

Lee Harr wrote:

> [...]
> I just realized (duh?) that I can just unpack the package in to
> /usr/local and not even worry about registering the package
> (in this particular case).
This may or may not work, as there may be install scripts or code
in the packing list that creates directories, default configuration
files etc. And you'll have trouble updating or deleting the package.


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