Question about package usage of /opt
Pau Garcia i Quiles
pgquiles at elpauer.org
Fri Jun 5 04:18:03 UTC 2009
Unrelated but still might be interesting: I'm packaging Intersystems
Caché, which is the only other MUMPS database still alive. It seems
like Ubuntu will be the best OS for MUMPS :-)
On Thu, Jun 4, 2009 at 10:45 PM, LD 'Gus' Landis<ldlandis at gmail.com> wrote:
> We are planning to create a package for the GT.M database,
> provided by Fidelity National Information Systems.
> Fidelity has officially secured the /opt/lsb-gtm space at
> and so our convention is to use names like
> for the directory holding version 5.3-003 of their software.
> Once installed, NOTHING in the directory is ever changed.
> It is read/execute only. Other than a couple of standard
> libraries (which may not be installed by default), nothing
> is stored outside of this directory (/opt/lsb-gtm).
> Is this acceptable? It does seem compatible with the fhs
> document mentioned by Daniel (below), but I don't want
> to use "old tapes". Thank You!
> daniel.holbach at ubuntu.com said:
>> As far as I know, we generally prefer to not install to /opt.
>> http://www.pathname.com/fhs/2.2/fhs-3.12.html - but
>> maybe that's a question that you could bring up on
>> ubuntu-devel- discuss at lists.ubuntu.com
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Pau Garcia i Quiles
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