changing the dir 'i586-pc-linux-gnu'

Gerard Beekmans gerard at
Thu Nov 16 05:48:26 PST 2000

On November 16, 2000 12:39 pm, you wrote:
> there are some packages that make this directory in /usr i think.. there
> are one or two more there. and I want to know if I could change name of
> thoose directory´s, for exampel. in slackware the name of them is
> i386-slackware-gnu.

The packages who created those directories will try to find it under the name 
they created it with. Renaming it will most likely result in programs not 
being able to find the directory anymore. Unless you create a symlink of 

Gerard Beekmans

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