[ntp:questions] Configuration files missing after make all

Steve Kostecke kostecke at ntp.org
Tue Feb 5 20:34:58 UTC 2008

On 2008-02-05, Richard B. Gilbert <rgilbert88 at comcast.net> wrote:

> If true, it's a poor idea.  /usr and anything under it belongs to the 
> operating system.

That depends on your OS.

> It's possible for an upgrade to replace /usr in its 
> entirity!!

That depends on your OS and whether or not its software/package
management system is broken as designed.

>/opt is the preferred tree to install applications in.

That depends on your OS.

> This is not to say that /usr/local has not been used by many people,
> only that it is far from being "best practice".

I believe that the BSD world will disagree with you here.

Steve Kostecke <kostecke at ntp.org>
NTP Public Services Project - http://support.ntp.org/

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