Question about OpenOffice installation

Randy McMurchy randy at linuxfromscratch.org
Thu Apr 27 09:43:13 PDT 2006


Chris Staub wrote these words on 04/27/06 11:20 CST:

> Is this just showing different 
> ways to use programs in /opt for educational value, or is there some 
> technical reason for symlinking OOo progs in /usr/bin rather than adding 
> /opt/openoffice-[version] to the path?

I have no clue why it is set up that way. However, I'll hazard a
guess. Perhaps there are program names in the OOo bin directory
that conflict with some other system-installed programs. If that
isn't the case, seems setting the PATH would be the much preferred
way to go.

-- 
Randy

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