xfce installer problem

Chris Green chris at areti.co.uk
Wed Jun 1 23:45:11 CEST 2005

On Wed, Jun 01, 2005 at 11:38:01PM +0200, Olivier Fourdan wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-06-01 at 22:34 +0100, Chris Green wrote:
> > By the way how is one supposed to install it over an existing
> > installation?  How does one know what directory to install it to for
> > example?  The default Slackware installation goes into /usr/bin
> > whereas the default for the installer is /usr/local/bin.  If I tell
> > the installer to put it in /usr/bin will that overwrite my existing
> > installation (probably what I want)?
> What you want is to install in /usr or in /usr/local, definitely not
> in /usr/bin nor /usr/local/bin.
> The prefix you specify should not include the "bin" directory.
> Overwriting an existing installation should work.
Yes, sorry, I meant /usr not /usr/bin.

Chris Green (chris at areti.co.uk)

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