Subject: Re: netscape (binary package)
To: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
From: David Brownlee <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/11/1999 11:33:18
It was to be an option - ie: all install as /usr/pkg, or /usr.
I believe there are enough people who will give up and walk away
if the default is /usr :)
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On Mon, 11 Jan 1999, Jason Thorpe wrote:
> On Mon, 11 Jan 1999 11:16:45 -0800 (PST)
> David Brownlee <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Given the package people are looking at having 'prefix=/usr'
> > as an option on installs that would give us /usr/netscape.
> AGH! For stuff like Netscape, PREFIX _should not be /usr_! These
> are optional, 3rd-party packages, and belong in /usr/pkg!
> Sigh, I guess it's time for me to reread the last package prefix proposal
> and voice all of the objections I apparently missed before.
> Jason R. Thorpe firstname.lastname@example.org
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