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Re: [opensuse-packaging] macros for /opt/foo
11.03.2019 2:36, Mikhail Terekhov пишет:
On Thu, Mar 7, 2019 at 3:14 AM Ludwig Nussel <ludwig.nussel@xxxxxxx> wrote:

Michael Ströder schrieb:
Are there any RPM macros one should use when packaging software
installed with a prefix /opt/foo?

Just don't package stuff in /opt please. Depending on how one looks
at it, it was either a misguided idea from the past or we can't
handle it properly. In any case nowadays installing to /opt breaks
expectations wrt rollbacks etc.

Out of curiosity, what expectations it breaks?


By default /opt is separate subvolume and so is not rolled back nor has
any it snapshot schedule by default (so no comparison of previous state
etc).
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