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Re: packaging suggestions.



On Wed, 2006-02-15 at 09:45 -0500, seth vidal wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-02-15 at 09:11 +0100, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> > On Wed, 2006-02-15 at 01:13 -0500, seth vidal wrote:
> > > On Wed, 2006-02-15 at 18:42 +1300, Michael J Knox wrote:
> > > > Stephen J. Smoogen said:
> > > > > On 2/14/06, seth vidal <skvidal linux duke edu> wrote:
> > 
> > > > Could /opt/bro be a possability?
> > > > 
> > > > I have started the trek of patching up bro to be a little more FHS
> > > > friendly, but no idea as to when I will be finished.
> > > > 
> > > 
> > > /opt is discouraged for package-managed software.
> > Correction: for OS-vendor supplied packages.
> > 
> > There isn't anything wrong in using /opt rsp. /opt/<package> for
> > package-vendor supplied packages. 
> > 
> 
> okay -but surely we count as os-vendor not package-vendor, right?
Yep, at least that's how all FE packages currently are being packaged.

Ralf



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