Subject: Re: packaging software that installs "per-user"
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Brownlee <email@example.com>
Date: 09/28/2001 11:29:21
On Fri, 28 Sep 2001 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > You'll probably need to modify the
> > package to install the default set of files under
> > /usr/pkg/share/pkgname/.. or similar (assuming they are arch
> > independent) and maybe add a shell wrapper to automatically
> > copy across into the current user's homedir if needed...
> I think there will be arch-dependent files -- any suggestions where to
> put such files? I looked in hier(7), but didn't manage to convince
> myself of a suitable answer.
Probably $LOCALBASE/libdata/pkgname - it might make sense to put
the entire set there rather than an awkward share/libdata split.
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