[lfs-support] What Is "The" LFS Partition?

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Tue Nov 6 15:23:00 PST 2012


Ken Moffat wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 06, 2012 at 03:43:57PM -0600, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>>
>> I'd change /usr to /home, otherwise it's OK.
>
>   I'm _dubious_ about separating /opt : I tried that when I first set
> aside an old machine for LFS, but it seems to me that almost
> everything built in /opt will link to files in /usr/lib.  Therefore,
> it will probably cause pain if I try to share it between systems.

That's true.  On one of my systems, I do have a separate /opt just for 
space reasons.  I had several versions of java, xorg, kde, and qt and 
space was getting tight on the root fs.  That can be easier than trying 
to grow a partition in place.

   -- Bruce





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