[rescue] UNIX packaging
dougmc+sunhelp at frenzy.com
Tue Feb 28 16:51:18 CST 2006
On Tue, Feb 28, 2006 at 02:46:48PM -0700, Barry Keeney wrote:
| I use "/usr/local/packages/<software & version>" and creating
| symbolic links from "/usr/local/(bin,lib,man, etc)/<file>" to
| "packages/<software & version>/(bin,lib,man, etc)/<file>"
| I'm not going to say it's the best way to handle this,
| but I like it.
| If someone has a better idea, I'd like to here it. I'm
| open to new ideas for doing this.
I do the same thing. But I let stow take care of it for me --
It's extremely simple and it works. Another similar package is
`depot', but it needs to keep a database of what you've got installed
-- so it loses much of the KISS factor.
Doug McLaren, dougmc at frenzy.com
People don't usually make the same mistake twice -- they make it three
times, four time, five times...
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