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Re: OpenPackages comments
On Mon, Sep 11, 2000 at 03:50:56PM -0700, Wilfredo Sanchez wrote:
> Out of curiosity, why isn't /usr/local used for ports? I use /usr
> for base system hooey and /usr/local for ports.
We *DO* currently use /usr/local for where to install things by default
(X stuff goes in /usr/X11R6, which may or may not be cool, depending on
your perspective). However, I (and others, including David O'Brien)
think it's really a misnomer, because /usr/local should be reserved for
those things that TRULY are local to a machine. After all, installed
packages may be shared across machines.
Will Andrews <email@example.com> <will@FreeBSD.org>
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