Default paths in Base Directory Specification

Dan Winship danw at
Tue Sep 14 17:08:01 EEST 2004

On Tue, 2004-09-14 at 14:47 +0100, Mike Hearn wrote:
> What's wrong with the proposed solution of just setting it in the 
> startup scripts, like PATH?

What's wrong with the solution of removing /usr and /usr/local from the
default value and making all OSes have to deal with the problem? It
would be much more consistent than your proposal.

(Answer: "but that would suck". Exactly.)

-- Dan

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