Subject: Re: netscape (binary package)
To: Todd Vierling <>
From: Julian Assange <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/12/1999 21:43:15
Todd Vierling <> writes:

> 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.

It it's called by a wrapper, it should be in $PREFIX/libexec. All of the platform
independent material should go in $PREFIX/share. There shouldn't be anything left
to go in lib.