Art Alexion on 25 Jan 2006 14:15:43 -0000

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Re: [PLUG] /usr/local vs. /opt wrote:

>Sort of. The installation is easy, but you are still likely to end up with a
>huge $PATH or messy symlinks, since there's typically no
>/opt/{bin,lib,include,share,etc} as you'd find under /usr/local, but
>applications install into their own tree, such as /opt/framemaker.
I try to avoid that huge $PATH problem by putting all the symlinks to
the key /opt executables in /usr/local.


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