FHS Compliant...

SamBC sambc at nights.force9.co.uk
Mon Jul 3 03:33:53 PDT 2000


And they are also considered optional, not system. Thus the directory being
called 'opt', short for OPTional, see?


SamBC

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-lfs-discuss at pcrdallas.com
> [mailto:owner-lfs-discuss at pcrdallas.com]On Behalf Of Thomas 'Balu'
> Walter
> Sent: 03 July 2000 08:39
> To: lfs-discuss at linuxfromscratch.org
> Subject: Re: FHS Compliant...
>
>
> +-Gioffre Torricio-(gioffreus at mindspring.com)-[01.07.00 09:05]:
> > /opt is specifically mentioned in the FHS 2.0 and I think the newer
> > one as well. Like Gerard says, /opt is for optional software. KDE
> > defaults its installation root to /opt. Even though KDE is mandatory
> > for me, I observe KDE's default. I don't want to pollute /usr with
> > this sort of stuff even though I use it and love it...
>
> IMHO /opt is used for bigger packages that use their own
> directory-structure,
> as KDE, Netscape or similar.
>
>      Balu
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