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Re: [SLE] 7.2 -> 8 update problem
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2002 18:09:09 +0200
  • Message-id: <200204291809.09747.andjoh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Monday 29 April 2002 18:02, James P. Bennett wrote:
> Every user has customized her or his installation. Lots of rpm's
> for specialized applications install to /usr and not /usr/local.

Then the rpms are broken. The LSB clearly says that locally installed software
should go in /usr/local. That tree is guaranteed not to be touched by
upgrades. The upgrade procedure can do more or less what it likes to the rest
of the /usr tree.


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