[haiku-development] Re: /boot/common purpose

On Wed, 23 Apr 2008 15:16:31 +0200 CEST
"Axel Dörfler" <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Grzegorz Dąbrowski <grzegorz.dabrowski@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > What should be placed under /boot/common? Is it a replacement
> > for /boot/home/config in multiuser environment?
> 
> It should contain everything that is not part of the system, and
> valid or thought for more than one user.
> For example, third party applications could be installed in common.
> Also, distributions that want to override Haiku's default settings
> would place their files in there.
> In future versions, 3rd party drivers will need to be installed
> there; the kernel will not allow user drivers anymore.

So why optional packages like perl and autotools uses /boot/home/config
instead of /boot/common?

-- 
Grzegorz Dąbrowski



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