On Thu, Nov 25, 1999 at 01:55:16PM +0100, kevin lyda mentioned:
> if you select a canned distribution, you get a canned distribution. for
> my own personal use, i don't do that for that exact reason. when you
> buy a ski suit you can wrap it up and tie it to your head - just don't
> expect it to keep you warm on the slopes.
And I'm saying that the canned distro is crapper than it used to be,
because it's assuming too much. Oh, and that staroffice install is crap
too. /opt should die. Now.
> it would be nice if redhat linked /opt to /usr/opt (but then they'd be
> violating the fhs which is in part the basis of the lhb). or if star
> office offered two install points: /opt or /usr/local, or something in
> /usr. perhaps rpm could be improved to take installation targets
> in a better manner then --root (which is a gross hack in my opinion).
> that way star could install in staroffice/ and then rpm would take a
> --base=/usr/local or whatever flag.
How would it compromise the FHS ? Does it say "Go ahead, have a braindead
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