Subject: Re: /var/cron -> /etc/cron
To: Ken Hornstein <>
From: Curt Sampson <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/17/1999 17:53:32
On Wed, 14 Apr 1999, Ken Hornstein wrote:

> Dave Burgess <> wrote:
> >Everyone is going to burn me at the stake.  I just know it.
> >
> >I linked /usr/pkg to /usr/local

Hah! You think that's bad; I prefer to have my packages install in
/usr/bin, etc., on many machines. That got me a lot of flames, I
tell you.

> I'm wondering why you had to do even that:
> % more /etc/mk.conf
> LOCALBASE=/usr/local

That doesn't work unless you then recompile the package.

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