On Tue, 2009-05-12 at 13:26 +0100, Ilyes Gouta wrote: > Hi, > > Obviously one has to set up $PATH and $LD_LIBRARY_PATH to get programs > running properly. /usr/bin would be populated with scripts that do > exactly that so that the change is transparent to the user. But that's > really the implementation part of the idea, let's stick to the concept > for the moment.. Isn't having one folder per application a nice > feature? What I'm emphasizing here is separation for more flexibility. You're almost there. What you really want is something like OSX bundles: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bundle_%28NEXTSTEP%29 Like say, klik or glick: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Klik_%28packaging_method%29 http://www.gnome.org/~alexl/glick/ glick is even written by a redhatter. OMFG glick looks like exactly what I've been looking for. I'm building glick right now so I can play with it...
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