BLFS use of /opt
richard at nezumi.plus.com
Sun Oct 6 08:58:39 PDT 2002
* Tushar Teredesai <tush at yahoo.com> [2002-10-06 16:04]:
> The problem with putting packages in /opt is that many things may need
> to be changed - path, library path, manpath, infopath, path for pkgconfig.
There is supposed to be /opt/bin, which is full of links to things in
/opt/kde/bin, /opt/gnome/bin, ...
The same sort of thing should happen for /opt/lib, /opt/man,
This way you should only have to add opt once for each thing like path,
instead of adding one entry for each package in path.
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