Why .local/share ?
Liam R E Quin
liam at holoweb.net
Wed Nov 12 08:10:33 PST 2008
On Tue, 2008-11-11 at 12:01 -0800, Brian J. Tarricone wrote:
> Liam R E Quin wrote:
> > You don't want lib or bin in there either -- my login directory
> > is on a network drive and can be used from machines with differing
> > CPU architectures.
> Then where do you install things like per-user app plugins?
Certainly nowhere starting with a "." -- I don't want to be
carrying binaries around in hidden directories in 10 years' time.
Generally, $HOME/bin/`arch` for binaries, or $HOME/lib/`arch`...
It can get tricky for things like GIMP plugins.
> And when
> you want to install an app locally in your home directory where do you
> install it?
Sometimes in ~/packages/ -- I want to be able to see them easily :)
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