> I downloaded your build.
> I assume this is a shoes build ready to be used, correct?

I think so.  I copied it over to a different SL6 machine than I did
the build on and it seemed to work properly there.  (It didn't work on
a Slackware machine (missing kerberos libraries).)

> I was thinking if I should un-tar it @*/usr/local/shoes*. What do you think?

I think that should be fine.

> Thank you for your time and help! It is truly appreciated!

You're welcome.  It was fun :-)