Python library installation

Gary E. Miller gem at
Tue Nov 7 04:32:35 UTC 2017

Yo Hal!

On Sat, 04 Nov 2017 16:19:15 -0700
Hal Murray <hmurray at> wrote:

> > As it is now, the OS installed version of ntpd will conflict with a
> > source installed version.  Not good.  FHS compliance would be
> > nice.  
> I think it would be really helpful if somebody would write up
> something that covered this whole area.

Someone did:

> I don't understand this area well enough to explain it to anybody.

Simple, Distro installed stuff goes in /usr.  User installed stuff goes
in /usr/local/.  Nice clean separation.  Been taht way since I learned
UNIX in the early 1980's.

Gary E. Miller Rellim 109 NW Wilmington Ave., Suite E, Bend, OR 97703
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