Hello Arch enthusiasts,

I'd like to create a package for Pulse Connect Secure, a popular VPN
software. Current PKGBUILD can be found at [1]. That package works
fine, but it conflicts with Arch's packaging guideline. [2]

"Packages should never be installed to /usr/local"

The reason I put files in /usr/local is that file paths are apparently
hard-coded. Specifically, the VPN frontend (pulseUi) loads assets from
/usr/local/pulse/html, and then it invokes /usr/local/pulse/pulsesvc
to actually connects to VPN.

Is there a workaround for this?


Yen Chi Hsuan

[1] https://github.com/yan12125/aur/blob/master/pulse-connect-secure/PKGBUILD

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