Install location for WM's
bdubbs at swbell.net
Thu Aug 8 20:37:49 PDT 2002
Dieter Schmitz wrote:
>>Where is the default installation area for window managers. They seem to
>>default to /usr/local (which we move to /usr), but I'm tending to treat
>>them like KDE and Gnome and install them in /opt. I would like to solicit
>>opinions and get a ruling from Mark.
>IHMO windowmanager are X stuff and should be installed in /usr/X11R6.
>AFAIK KDE/GNOME big optional packages with a lot of own libarys so it
>should be installed in /opt.
My feelings are that 'it depends'. twm is in /usr/X11R6/bin/twm (as are
a lot of traditional X applications) but I'm not sure how many related
files it has.
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