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Re: [AUCTeX-devel] Re: Anything missing for 0.9.2?

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: [AUCTeX-devel] Re: Anything missing for 0.9.2?
Date: Fri, 08 Apr 2005 14:24:22 +0200
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Ralf Angeli <address@hidden> writes:

> * David Kastrup (2005-04-08) writes:
>> Except in the case of a system installation, I think it reasonable to
>> overwrite the site-specific version.
> Okay.  So it works as designed. (c:
>>> It's probably hard to achieve for BSDs where all third-party
>>> software goes into /usr/local.
>> Even the stuff that is in the Ports system?
> Yes.  The teTeX 3 installation for example was done using the ports
> collection.
> AFAIU /usr is for the base system, i.e. mostly BSD userland as the
> kernel lives in /boot.  Then there is /usr/X11R6 for X and programs
> running on X (e.g. firefox and gkrellm executables are in
> /usr/X11R6/bin) and /usr/local for the majority of programs from the
> ports collection.

Pity.  Usually we don't want to overwrite systems under package
control.  So maybe we should go for ${prefix}...texmf-local first
after all.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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