Subject: Re: /usr/X11R6 or /usr/X11 ?
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Ian Dall <Ian.Dall@dsto.defence.gov.au>
Date: 10/24/1997 10:04:24
Jim Wise <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Actually, X11 straight from the X consortium uses X11R6 (or X11R6.minor)
> as well. Does _anyone_ use /usr/X11/ for X11R6?
I always make a symbolic link /usr/X11 --> /usr/X11R<major>.<minor>.
Then I make the default PATH include /usr/X11, not
/usr/X11R<major>.<minor>. I try to always use the former in scripts etc
as well. Most people/programs shouldn't need to know which version of
X is installed.