Subject: Re: /var/cron -> /etc/cron
To: Curt Sampson <email@example.com>
From: Mason Loring Bliss <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/08/1999 17:40:43
On Thu, Apr 08, 1999 at 04:57:21PM -0400, Curt Sampson wrote:
> > /var/db/pkg/*
> This stuff should definitely be in with wherever the packages
> themselves are. If I've got a shared /usr and I mount it on another
> machine, I get /usr/pkg/bin/perl and all of it's associated files;
> why should I not get the information that lets me see the version
> with `pkg_info | grep perl', too?
I agree with this completely.
On a related note... I do "pkg_info | grep whatever" a lot, and I expect
that everyone else does too.
Why not have pkg_grep, aka
pkg_info | grep -i $1
or something like it as part of our standard package tool set?
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