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Date: Mon, 01 Apr 2002 15:17:51 -0500
From: "David A. Cobb" <superbiskit AT cox DOT net>
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To: Charles Wilson <cwilson AT ece DOT gatech DOT edu>
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Subject: File System Heierarchy [from: How to create a ksh93 package...]
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Regarding: "How to create a ksh93 package..."

Charles Wilson wrote:

> Maybe we need a top-level /opt directory?  OTOH, I see no need for 
> /usr/ast/* instead of "ksh, and the DLLs go in /usr/bin; stub 
> executables that are ksh-replacements for "standard unix tools" -- 
> regardless of whether cygwin has "normal" ports yet -- go in 
> /usr/bin/ksh/ or /usr/libexec/ksh/ or wherever. 

I think the "/opt/<package>" structure would be the best way to move 
towards the "File Heierarchy Standard"

Just a passing opinion.

David A. Cobb, Software Engineer, Public Access Advocate
"By God's Grace I am a Christian man, by my actions a great sinner." -- The Way of a Pilgrim; R. M. French, tr.
Life is too short to tolerate crappy software.

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