mezz7 at cox.net
Sat Apr 23 12:16:01 PDT 2005
On Sat, 23 Apr 2005 13:31:31 -0500, Gary Kline <kline at tao.thought.org>
> On Sat, Apr 23, 2005 at 01:57:27PM -0400, Adam Weinberger wrote:
>> 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
>> >>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.
> One logical move might be to have symlinks to either|or
> /usr/local, /usr/pkg in FreeBSD 6-STABLE, then have it
> hardwired in 7-STABLE. We could just dump everything
> into /usr, /usr/bin, and /etc;
If it happens FreeBSD do that, then FreeBSD is messy, Linux-ish and dead.
> but it seems better to have a
> place for the default|system binaries, libs, /etc
> and one and only one for everything else.
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