[arch-dev-public] Packages with files in /opt

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Mon Nov 26 12:31:37 EST 2007

On Nov 22, 2007 11:21 AM, Jeff Mickey <jeff at archlinux.org> wrote:
> After reading Aaron's status report, I figured this would be an easy
> thing to take care of.
> Here is the script I used to find these packages:
> #!/bin/zsh
> dirs=('/home/ftp/core/os/i686' '/home/ftp/extra/os/i686')
> for dir in $dirs; do
>         for pkg in `ls $dir`; do
>                 tar -tzf $dir/$pkg | egrep '^opt' > /dev/null
>                 if [[ $? < 1 ]]; then
>                         print $pkg
>                 fi
>         done
> done
> I figured I'd post the list of packages that have /opt files.  I'm
> gonna do some of these packages while I'm here on break, but if you
> see a package _you_ would rather take care of, just reply to the
> thread.  I also think that filesystem should be the very last package
> that we do.. if we ever do it.  It's probably best to keep it there so
> that way packages don't add and remove the /opt folder, it is always
> owned by the filesystem package.

Mind making a todolist in the dev interface? Taking into account, of
course, the xfce stuff mentioned above 8)

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