[sf-perl] poll: directory layout question

David Alban extasia at extasia.org
Thu Apr 22 11:12:43 PDT 2010

so given that you'd use the tree </usr/local/tool-$version/>, would
you do this for the executable?


or this?


or maybe even a symlink:

     /us/local/bin/tool -> /usr/local/tool-$version/bin/tool

On Thu, Apr 22, 2010 at 11:06 AM, Joe Brenner <doom at kzsu.stanford.edu> wrote:
> I prefer the "or this layout", because I'm not going want just one
> version of "tool" involved, really I'm going to do stuff like:
>>      /usr/local/tool-0.88/
>>      /usr/local/tool-0.98/
>>      /usr/local/tool-0.99/
> The library and the configuration both need to be versioned [1], and it's
> simplest to version the directory (and probably make just one the default
> via a symlink).

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