On Sat, Sep 29, 2001 at 12:19:11PM +0100, David Golden mentioned:
> I'd like to see something like *Step or the old Amiga way of installation -
> "the directory is the app", rather than munging all the packages together
> in the one subtree in the normal unix/windows fashion, just make installing
> an application as simple as copying a directory onto your harddrive.
>> Obviously, the amiga had ASSIGNs to make this easier, and Step had
> appdir-support kludged into the FS, but there must be a clean way to do it.
ln -s /usr/local/package/package_name_version/bin/* /usr/local/bin
done. With any other package system, you can do something similar, just
tell it not to use /usr as the root directory to unpack stuff to.
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