[kde-solaris] [kde-discuss] KBE 1.0 - Build enviroment for KDE

Alan DuBoff alan.duboff at sun.com
Fri Dec 7 21:21:09 CET 2007

On Fri, 7 Dec 2007, Shawn Walker wrote:

> No, that argument for moving to /usr does not hold here. I'm fairly 
> certain from the ARC cases (which I have been following with interest) 
> that their reasoning does not apply here as they are things that Sun is 
> distributing and is a completely different reasoning.
> The filesystem standard for /opt applies to 3rd party (optional) 
> software that you add that does not come from the vendor.

Not in my mind. I don't see kde as being optional software, it's my 
desktop. I would like it with the rest of my system, in /usr, just like 
GNOME is on OpenSolaris. The only difference is that the community is 
working on this.


Alan DuBoff - Solaris x86 IHV/OEM Group

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