Use of /opt

Gerard Beekmans gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon Oct 15 12:19:32 PDT 2001


On Mon, Oct 15, 2001 at 09:09:26PM +0200, Matthias Benkmann wrote:
> I think the difference is that in /opt you usually put big stuff that gets 
> its own directory, such as /opt/kde.

Right, FHS doens't like /usr and /usr/local having subdirectories (as in
/usr/kde /usr/apache /usr/local/gnome and so). Though it does allow
/usr/X11(R6) to be there, so yeah. It discriminates on that issue.

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