[GRASS5] grass and lock files
neteler at geog.uni-hannover.de
Mon Dec 11 08:53:05 EST 2000
On Thu, Dec 07, 2000 at 05:11:51PM -0800, Eric G . Miller wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 07, 2000 at 10:42:19AM -0700, Roger S. Miller wrote:
> > Folks,
> > I've been running on grass5 beta7 and will be upgrading soon to beta 9
> > (er.. beta 10 now, I guess). I was wondering how other people have fit
> > grass into their Linux file systems.
> > For the beta7 installation I put the source distribution under
> > /usr/local/src and installed the compiled binaries under /usr/grass5b7.
> > I also placed the database under /usr/grass5b7. I want to change that for
> > the new distribution.
> Under FHS, /usr is reserved for the "distribution". User installed
> binaries, libes, etc... go in /usr/local or /opt. Only major problem
> with GRASS regarding /usr/local is the creation/deletion of lock files
> which should be in /var/lock or /var/local/ or some such (I've created a
> symlink in the past from /usr/local/grass5/lock =>
> /var/local/grass5/lock in order for lock files to be created under /var
> which is was mounted "rw", while /usr was mounted "ro" most of the time.
> I now have /usr/local on a separate partition, so I don't worry about
> that too much...
what about changing the location of GRASS' lock files?
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