||Excerpt from Linux Cookbook, Part 1|
|Subject:||what about opt?|
everything not handled by the package management is installed in /opt
i got along very well this way and as far as it occured to me, this is the place where it belongs. and then it might make sense to do the find-grep-install-find-grep-diff trick. at least more sense than scanning the whole filesystem which nowadays can be quite huge.