Misleading directory names
pp_o2 at o2.pl
Tue Sep 28 03:48:23 PDT 2010
On Tue, 28 Sep 2010 12:03:42 +0200
Antonio Huete Jimenez <ahuete.devel at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Prezemylaw,
> I know no OS which is finished. There's always things to do ;)
> Besides that I think the amd64 symlink could be removed as there's no
> 2.6/2.7 release with arch. name, but it isn't either a big deal.
Yes, I exaggerated a bit but with purpose. Let me explain why.
So what is "a big deal" depends on the place you are - outside the
project as a newly DFBSD "worshipper" ;-) or inside the project being a
A real example - I installed DFBSD and I wanted to have some
applications too. I went to the page:
There is setenv PKG_PATH .../i386/... defining the path to packages'
OMG! I installed 64 bit system and there is only i386 address! What the
heck? And then I started to search the website. What to put there
instead of i386 - amd64 or x86_64, where is the f*** information 'bout
A few minutes of frantic activities and either you get it or you are
I know that I should go there or should try to substitute the "i386" in
my brower with.... well, with what - x64, amd64, x86_64, 64bit?
There are such things like ergonomics and "predictable search
time" (sensable search time). You have to take them into consideration
creating documentation to any projects if you want to attract
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