Including shared libraries in a package
brian.thomason at gmail.com
Thu Jan 8 19:54:39 GMT 2009
We certainly encourage the use of /opt with our vendors, and some do use
it. Others don't, mainly for the same reason they ship their own libraries
- one build for all platforms. Getting them to change it for Ubuntu means
getting them to change it for all their builds. Some can be talked into
this easier than others.
Others, like Alfresco, use the paths they do to make integration easier.
(i.e. with Tomcat)
Point taken though, and we will continue to try to get our vendors to use
/opt when possible.
On Thu, Jan 8, 2009 at 2:45 PM, Luka Renko <lure at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> On Thursday 08 January 2009 09:23:50 Stephan Hermann wrote:
> > To be honest, I use some third party non-open-source apps from those
> > vendors and even when I don't like their politics sometimes, I do
> > appreciate when they do not install their libs under /usr/*
> > I do like the way of installing those apps and with their needed libs
> > (I do understand why they need sometimes different libs then we are
> > shipping) under
> I would also like to support the use of /opt for partner repository
> This makes clear separation and it is anyhow defined in FHS.
> Stephan, I think /opt structure is actually separated on top level,
> you have:
> More info is available here:
> (or http://tinyurl.com/fhs-opt)
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