[Printing-architecture] resend notes from last week

Fujinaka, Todd todd.fujinaka at intel.com
Tue Jul 25 08:04:29 PDT 2006


>-----Original Message-----
>From: Till Kamppeter [mailto:till.kamppeter at gmail.com]
>
>Is it not enough agreeing on one ofthe pairs
>
>/usr/local/share/ppd/<supplier>/<manufacturer>
>/usr/local/lib/printdrivers/<supplier>
>
>and
>
>/opt/printing/ppd/<supplier>/<manufacturer>/
>/opt/printing/drivers/<supplier>/
>
>Why are both pairs needed?

I will repeat this again: /opt is for third-party vendors, /usr/local is
for the local sysadmin to install things. These are called out
separately by the FHS.

Both should be included.

Todd




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