Subject: Re: /var/db/pkg
To: None <>
From: Peter Seebach <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/22/2000 12:59:32
In message <>, Andrew Brown writes:
>>>>Shouldn't this be /usr/pkg/var/db/pkg?
>>>i think /usr/pkg/etc/pkg would be better, but that's just me...
>>Either way, I think it should be in /usr/pkg.  In an ideal world, a tarball
>>of /usr/pkg should be self-contained and portable.
>portable?  if you mean portable modulo endianness and architecture,
>then yes.  otherwise, no.

Agreed; I just mean between machines.  It should be fairly rational to tarball
/usr/pkg on one system, untar it on another, and expect success.  Currently,
the result is bogus unless you also move some of /var/db.