[LAD] Releasing source code is not enough, I think...

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net
Tue Jan 21 21:10:13 UTC 2014

On Tue, 2014-01-21 at 09:01 -1000, Joel Roth wrote:
> Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> > AFAIK there are two projects working at a new file
> > system hierarchy to make it easier to install software, what ever this
> > means.
> Which projects do you mean?
> For a while I fooled around with Gobo Linux[1], around for
> about a decade, whose developer makes a good technical case
> for a modified file system hierarchy[2, 3]. It hasn't
> collected a huge mindshare.
> Cheers,
> 1. http://www.gobolinux.org/
> 2. http://www.gobolinux.org/index.php?page=k5
> 3. http://www.gobolinux.org/index.php?page=doc/articles/clueless

The problem is that I don't remember it and when I google for it, it
seems to be that I confused it with something else. IIRC there where
plans to make it easier to install software independent of dependencies.
Perhaps a misunderstanding or wrong remembrance. I guess each software
should get it's own directory, similar to /opt/software_foo.

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