opt dirs

Ian Molton spyro at f2s.com
Sat Oct 19 06:46:29 PDT 2002

On Sat, 19 Oct 2002 13:41:56 +0000 (UTC)
evanidus at videotron.ca (Michaël Tousignant) wrote:

> Ian Molton <spyro at f2s.com> wrote:
> > Do we REALLY need to create the 'opt' hierarchy?
> Well, a couple of people actualy uses it "after".

a couple? id its that small, we should definately bin it.

> The big thing is that FHS (file hyerarchy standards) say that this
> directory tree should exist on a new system. (Although LFS does not
> respect FHS at 100% iirc but still try to respect most of it.)
> So the real question would be wether to break some FHS compliance or
> keep it this way.

I vote yes.

/usr/local AND /opt are pretty pointless on an LFS system, really.

I symlinked /usr/local to /usr this time. so far so good.

> In the meantime, if you don't like /opt and its subdirectories, just
> get rid of it for yourself. ;)

Already done, althout I missed /etc/opt...
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