[arch-dev-public] /opt vs. /usr

Damir Perisa damir.perisa at solnet.ch
Sun Nov 4 13:14:22 EST 2007

Sunday 04 November 2007, Varun Acharya wrote:
 | I remember there was a thread on the ML some time ago about
 | packages still hanging about in /opt and not being moved to /usr.
 | What's the final word on this? I ask because I want to move wicd
 | into extra, and the source package contains binaries and a few
 | scripts, defaulting to /opt. Shall I leave this as is, or move the
 | /opt/wicd to /usr/lib/wicd ?
 | Varun

/usr is the right prefix

only standalone beasts go to /opt and only under some circumstances 
where it is better to keep it separated.

- D

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