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> Von: ingo@grumbel.localdomain [mailto:ingo@grumbel.localdomain]Im
> Auftrag von Ingo Ruhnke
> Gesendet am: Mittwoch, 18. August 1999 09:57
> An: linuxgames@sunsite.auc.dk
> Betreff: Re: Call For Articles
> Philipp Gühring <e_source@enemy.org> writes:
> > What do you think of using /opt/$GAME instead of /usr/games ?
> To make it short, I hate /opt. I only use /opt for stuff which does
> not fit under /usr, because it uses plane wired path configurations,
> for example stuff like blender, StarOffice, etc.
> So if you create a game, why not putting it under /usr? If your on the
> user site and want to install a game and you cannot install it under
> /usr/ because your out of disk space or you don't have root access,
> you can still it where ever you want (if you are compiling from
> source), something like './configure --prefix=/opt/$GAME' should
> help. If the game handles the things right it will find its stuff
> without problems (the install path will be hardcoded into the binary),
> if your using a binary version, you will have no other way of setting
> an enviroment variable or linking the files to the correct directory,
> so that the game finds it stuff.
> BTW: How does CIV:CtP handles the directories, installation,
>      packaging, libc5/libc6 throuble, etc.?
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