[Haskell-cafe] Re: ANNOUNCE: Utrecht Haskell Compiler (UHC) --
xj2106 at columbia.edu
Tue Apr 21 07:58:25 EDT 2009
Achim Schneider <barsoap at web.de> writes:
> "Richard O'Keefe" <ok at cs.otago.ac.nz> wrote:
>> > This is good advice (/usr/local is fine though).
>> Actually, no, it isn't.
>> To start with, these days it's chock full of stuff
>> which is hardly less critical for system operation
>> than anything you'll find in /bin.
> More importantly, /usr/local is a bugger to manage by hand, even if the
> sources came with uninstall capabilities, chances are they're not
> around, anymore, or messed up.
/usr/local is the default prefix in FreeBSD ports system.
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