*tap* *tap* *tap*

Jeroen van Meeuwen kanarip at kanarip.com
Fri Sep 3 13:30:56 UTC 2010

Matthew Miller wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 01, 2010 at 03:36:54PM -0400, Leam Hall wrote:
> > Fedora packages third-party apps like Apache. So your point is taken as 
> > it supports what I've been saying.  ;)
> The packages are provided by the vendor -- Fedora, us. They're not
> third-party in that sense. This has been the standard interpretation of the
> FHS since forever.
> > No, not giving up RPM. But fixing the SRPMs so that the third party 
> > stuff gets installed in /opt.
> What's "third party stuff"? Where would you suggest to draw the line?
> Apache? APR? Glibc?

Don't forget the kernel. It's third party as well. It should therefor be in 
/opt. Obviously.

-- Jeroen

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