Checking /usr/local/ before upgrading

Jan Claeys lists at
Tue Oct 30 15:28:32 UTC 2007

Op dinsdag 30-10-2007 om 10:46 uur [tijdzone +0100], schreef Vincenzo
> I expected anything out of this thread, but people defending the idea
> that keeping /usr/local/lib in the library path during system upgrades
> is a good idea. I can accept to have problems *after* the upgrade, but
> not to be left with an unusable system just because I had stuff in
> /usr/local and that's my fault.

Everyone can answer on this list with what is their personal opinion, so
why are you surprised to to hear any particular opinion?   :)

FWIW: I agree that it's probably a good idea to make sure the installer
doesn't use "unknown" libraries during an upgrade...

Jan Claeys

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