testing consistency

Richard Henderson rth@cygnus.com
Thu Sep 11 15:09:00 GMT 1997


> Packages manually compiled by the user (not using the package management
> system) belong in /usr/local, not /usr, on any well-run Linux system.
> 
> Yes, I have violated this rule.  But gcc should not do it by default.

I think I agree with Per on this issue.  The package manager has control
of /usr, and /usr/local is strictly off-limits to the manager.

Besides, it isn't like you have to patch gcc to get it to go either place,
argument(s) to configure is all it takes.


r~



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