[maemo-users] Installing apps when there's no installer

From: Peter Flynn peter at silmaril.ie
Date: Sun Oct 28 14:52:24 EET 2007
James Sparenberg wrote:
>> filetree: texmf
>> default-install-location: /usr/share
>> alternate-install-location: /usr/local/share
>> alternate-install-location: /mnt/*
>> alternate-install-location: /media/*
>> (the * meaning "prompt user"). Purists will hate the idea of initiating
>> a dialog during an install, but for applications which have a very large
>> data footprint like TeX, I think it's justifiable.
> But allowing files all over the place violates the FHS. 

Sure...so do it with a soft link /media/whatever/texmf /usr/share/texmf
It's not important *how* it's done, merely to provide for its doing.
Otherwise it makes the package more hardware-dependent than it need be.


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