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Re: Printing under OS X


From: Tim McNamara
Subject: Re: Printing under OS X
Date: Wed, 21 Jan 2004 12:40:23 -0600
User-agent: Gnus/5.1006 (Gnus v5.10.6) Emacs/21.3.50 (darwin)

Kevin Rodgers <address@hidden> writes:

> Tim McNamara wrote:
>
>> I'm familiar with fink and no longer use it because its
>> non-standard installation paths (putting everything in a /sw
>> directory) end up causing more trouble than it's worth.  The other
>> emerging standard is to put everything in an /opt directory, which
>> has the added benefit of creating probelsm with /sw installations
>> as well as putting files in unexpected places so that standard
>> installations can't find them.  Sigh.  The OS X community really
>> hasn't quite gotten the hang of this yet.
>
> Just make /sw and /opt links to /usr/local.  :-)

Well, *there's* a simple idea I hadn't thought of!  And configure fink
to install in /usr/local/*.  Huh.


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