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Re: relocatable packages ?



On Mon, 2005-06-20 at 17:20 -0500, Jason L Tibbitts III wrote:
> >>>>> "sv" == seth vidal <skvidal phy duke edu> writes:
> 
> sv> If they are not already then relocatable packages should be
> sv> discouraged/condemned in fedora extras.
> 
> Is there any reason why they might be needed?  The only times I've
> ever tried to use relocations was when the packager did something
> boneheaded like try to put things under /home (autofs point for me) or
> /usr/local (rsync'ed from central server for me).  And in those cases
> I found it simpler to rebuild from source or to create my own RPM that
> unpacks the original binary RPM and puts the files in the right place.
> 

agreed - death to relocations!!
-sv



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