Any changes before next upload?

Cesare Falco cesare.falco at
Thu Aug 4 13:19:51 UTC 2011

> Can ubuntu carry an empty meta package to fulfil it? (or only build a
> metapackage on ubuntu?). I've no idea about the (im)practical pain
> nature of this :)
yeah, that's my idea, but I'm not sure it's ok, yet.

>> bigger issue being I'd like to use /usr/local/games/ instead
>> of /usr/share/games/ as base path.
> As a search path? You're not allowed to install into it.
of course you are not. ;-)
That is just the base path for a mame/ hierarchy :-)

> This is what the FHS says:
>> /usr/local : Local hierarchy

> It would be nice to search multiple paths if possible (although i'm not
> sure how roms fit into /usr/local; under ./share?
you can stack as many directories to the path(s) as you like;
this is what the entry in /etc/mame/mame.ini looks like in Ubuntu at present:

rompath                   $HOME/.mame/roms;/usr/local/share/games/mame/roms


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