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Re: [opensuse-packaging] macros for /opt/foo
On 3/10/19 10:05 PM, Chris Punches wrote:
The RPMDB assures that not the filesystem paths.  If you're using /opt
you should still consider using the proper paths.  As a consultant I
often have this conversation with vendors providing software who don't
know better and it's practically an epidemic.  You want people to use
the FHS to make good assumptions about where things are.  I've heard all
manner of arguments for why they have to do it this way and have never
seen one be right.

Does a file conflict with OS-packaged libldap count
as sufficient argument?

Believe me. I'm not doing this for fun.

Ciao, Michael.
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