Subject: Re: distfiles moved?
To: Bob Nestor <>
From: Mason Loring Bliss <>
List: current-users
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.

Mason Loring Bliss             ((  "In the drowsy dark cave of the mind dreams  ))  build  their nest  with fragments  dropped ((   from day's caravan." - Rabindranath Tagore