Subject: Re: netscape (binary package)
To: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Todd Vierling <email@example.com>
Date: 01/11/1999 14:13:15
On Mon, 11 Jan 1999, Jason Thorpe wrote:
: > (Since there would be a wrapper script, you could conceivably just dump it
: > all under lib/netscape and be done with it. $PREFIX/netscape is Ugly.)
: Why is it Ugly? I think it self-contains it nicely. Besides, you're not
: supposed to put executables in lib :-)
Well, that adds Yet Another top-level directory in /usr/pkg. It seems
rather cluttering to me, that way.
Whether or not to put executables in lib--well, you *can* conceivably split
the netscape pkgs up to use different directories, but it's painful. `lib'
is oft a catch-all for third party software.
-- Todd Vierling (Personal firstname.lastname@example.org; Bus. email@example.com)