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Re: [trinity-devel] Arch - change standard install loc from /opt/trinity to /opt/tde?

From: Robert Xu <robxu9@...>
Date: Wed, 22 Feb 2012 20:05:40 -0500
On Wed, Feb 22, 2012 at 18:19, David C. Rankin
<drankinatty@...> wrote:
> Archers, All,
>
>  Currently, Arch installs trinity to /opt/trinity. Personally, I would like to
> move the default install to /opt/tde. Two reasons: (1) most important -- less
> typing; (2) the tradition of the install being in /opt/kde, why not standardize
> around /opt/tde?
>
>  For the rest of the community -- Where are you putting tde? It would just make
> sense to set a community-wide standard. Yes, I know that the location is
> irrelevant and can be obtained by the standard environment files, but we
> recently had a rebuild of 3.5.12 that moved from /opt/kde to /opt/kde3. That's
> fine, but depending upon the repo you hit to pull files from, your system would
> break due to install location differences in the various packages.
>
>  I don't have any hard feelings either way for any single location, but if it
> is all the same, then if possible, I would like to see a standard that all
> packagers could reference. Of course you don't have to use it, but if there is a
> standard install, the balance of builds will migrate to it over time.
>
>  What says the team?
>
> /opt/trinity
> /opt/tde
> /opt/tde_ver  (ver being a 2 or 3-digit version: eg. 13 or 313)
> /opt/other_suggestions?
>
>  Personally for me, /opt/tde works :)
>
> (/opt/trinity is probably my fault on arch anyway :)
>

I have standardized around /opt/tde; all my trinity packaging macros use it.
/me points to home:bravoall1552:tde3.5.13/tde-filesystem

But my spec files are not meant to be backwards compatible with any
system < 11.4 on openSUSE; meaning that I don't support upgrading from
/opt/kde3. :|

-- 
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