mplayer/mplayer-plugin question

Jeremy Messenger mezz7 at
Sat Apr 23 12:16:01 PDT 2005

On Sat, 23 Apr 2005 13:31:31 -0500, Gary Kline <kline at>  

> 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> 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.
>> >
>> >Cheers,
>> 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.
> 	gary

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