On Sun, Dec 10, 2000 at 11:44:36PM -0700, Nate Williams wrote:
> Ahh, if we're limiting the discussio to 'OS vendor' software, then every
> OS vendor I know installs its software in /usr/bin, and /usr/lib.

David hands Nate a freshly minted copy of BSD/OS 4.2, where he will see
/usr/contrib/ burned on the CDROM (using an electron microscope of
course :-)).

> Even Sun does this with it's 'OS vendor' tools.

Uhm.. not everything.  Many optional pieces from Sun installs in /opt.
The SunPro compiler suite for instance is just one example.  One must add
/opt/SUNWspro/bin to their path if they want to run it.

> So, going with the 'OS vendor' argument, then all software should
> install itself in /usr, and definitely not /usr/local.

Sun shows otherwise.

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