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Re: XDG Base Directory Specification updated (v0.3)



On Tue, Mar 11, 2003 at 04:28:18PM +0100, Julien Olivier wrote:
> > ~/.installed-software/lib
> > ~/.installed-software/share
> > ~/.installed-software/man
> > 
> > That makes software really easy to install with:
> > 
> > 	./configure --prefix=~/.installed-software
> > 	
> > and keeps configuration entirely separate from software.
> > 
> 
> Instead of ~/.installed-software, I would suggest ~/.opt as it's quite
> the equivalent of /opt: a place to install additional apps.

The structure under /opt is not the same as under /usr/local, though:

	/usr/local/share/<package>
	/usr/local/lib/<package>

	/opt/<package>/share
	/opt/<package>/lib


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