[mythtv-users] Stupid Install Question

Bill Williamson bill at bbqninja.com
Wed Mar 7 03:40:36 UTC 2007

On 3/7/07, Trampas <tstern at nc.rr.com> wrote:
> In the following link they use –prefix=/usr/local,
> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/Upgrading_To_SVN
> I was wondering if the install is the only one would you use /usr instead?

No.  /usr is ONLY for packages managed by the system.  If you were
using Linux From Scratch you could argue to put it in /usr, but
otherwise /usr/local is for things self installed.

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