Re: AaaarrrGGGH. linuxpluginrapper and linux-mozilla.
From: Gary Kline (kline_at_tao.thought.org)
Date: Tue, 11 Oct 2005 13:20:35 -0700 To: "Andrew P." <firstname.lastname@example.org>
On Tue, Oct 11, 2005 at 09:55:02PM +0400, Andrew P. wrote:
> On 10/11/05, Gary Kline <email@example.com> wrote:
> > kldstat says that I have the linux stuff builtin. Thanks
> > for your help; I'm de-/re-installing linux_base-8. Should
> > be interesting.
> Shouldn't take more than a couple of minutes.
> > <SOAPBOX>
> > The default of having these compat files installed in /usr
> > rather than in /usr/local should probably be re-thought.
> > I look for (most) ports in /usr/local. [A lot of the GUI
> > suite are in /usr/X11R6/* tho.] hAving things symlinked
> > shouldn't use up too many inodes.
> > </SOAPBOX>
> Maybe you should reread hier(7) manpage. Personally
> I honestly think that FreeBSD's directory layout is the
> most carefully thought through one of all. You can't
> symlink binary files from /usr/X11R6 to /compat/linux
> /usr/X11R6, because they are in different binary formats.
I would ln -s /compat/linux /usr/local
so that people whp expect "ports" to install in
/usr/local find the linux stuff there. Same thing
for /usr/X11R6/* to /usr/local/*. The latter was
dicusses ery brieflly several weeks ago. ....
> Also, please note that /usr/compat is just a temporary
> solution, which exists until everybody recognizes the
> total superiority of FreeBSD to other systems. 6.0
> is starting the countdown towards FreeBSD 6.6.6,
> which will conquer the world :-)
AMEN, brother!! (Wasn't 666 found to really be 626?)
-- Gary Kline firstname.lastname@example.org www.thought.org Public service Unix _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "firstname.lastname@example.org"