Subject: Re: distfiles moved?
To: Bob Nestor <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Mason Loring Bliss <email@example.com>
Date: 04/02/1999 15:55:42
On Fri, Apr 02, 1999 at 01:58:27PM -0600, Bob Nestor wrote:
> Just in case anyone else has a local distfiles directory on their system
> as a result of building some packages, make sure you have it backed up
> before running sup! Mine just got deleted due to the directory move.
That happened to me a while back. The solution was to use, say, /usr/safe/
and have /usr/pkgsrc/distfiles be a symbolic link to that.
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