[Angstrom-devel] [RFC] Official support for OPIE in Angstrom
hacker at klever.net
Wed Jul 25 00:05:30 CEST 2007
C'mon, guys, what are you arguing over?
Is there anything wrong with opie in /opt? No.
Is there anything wrong with any software having hardcoded path? Yes.
You both are right, in a sense.
Paul Sokolovsky wrote:
> Hello Lorn,
> Wednesday, July 25, 2007, 12:26:33 AM, you wrote:
>> Paul Sokolovsky wrote:
>>> 3. Restructure OPIE installation paths to be more FHS-friendly (with
>>> assumption that for OPIE images OPIE is core component, so installing
>>> it to /opt is more a historical (mis)convention).
>> It is not a misconvention, /opt is a part of the FHS, it is for optional
>> add-on application packages.
> So you, keep wanting to ignore clause about OPIE being core
> application package? ;-)
>> Keeping opie tree separate in /opt allows devices to keep opie on it's
>> own partition, or even in a cramfs file.
> On which devices exactly? Because on all Angstrom devices it's
> possible to have any package "on its own partition". Actually, it's
> not tied to a device in any way, but job of the package manager and
> matter of setting few environment variables/creating few symlinks.
> (Symlink part even automated, but the corresponding tool somehow went
> into misfavor with Angstrom maintainers, hopefully that's something to
> resolve yet).
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