A few points and questions

Craig M.Reece craigthulu at littlethulu.craigthulu.com
Wed Oct 10 19:47:03 PDT 2001


On Wednesday 10 October 2001 10:36 pm, 
jbauman at adsl-63-193-249-142.dsl.snfc21.pacbell.net wrote thusly:
> On Wed, Oct 10, 2001 at 06:13:16AM -0400, Craig M . Reece wrote:
> > I agree that nothing should go into /usr/local, and for mostly the same
> > reasons actually :). However, I believe that things that use their own
> > hierarchy or are major subsystems in their own right (KDE, GNOME,
> > BerkelyDB, mySQL, Apache, etc.) should go into their own /opt directory
> > so that their hierarchy stays intact and doesn't interfere with anything
> > else on the system. System-wide libraries (more-or-less defined as stuff
> > used by more than one package) should go into /usr (libxml, libxml2,
> > pcre, libogg, etc.).
>
> I'm in complete agreement.
>
> > I totally think that Python should be installed... In fact, I think
> > it should be installed on a base LFS system. Also, tcl/tk/expect should
> > be included (and before Python since these need to be there for tkinter
> > to function :)).
>
> Would you be willing to sign on to get these done? There's been precious
> little in the way of progress here in the past few weeks, and it would be
> nice to have some folks stepping up to actually crank some of this out.
> If it's left to just a few of us to get it all done, it's going to be a
> long while before we see a 1.0 release. And if you're as interested as
> you seem in seeing these packages included, this will insure that they are.

Yes, I have CVS access to the LFS stuff. Is that sufficient to touch the BLFS 
stuff as well?
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