Subject: Re: /var/db/pkg
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Peter Seebach <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/22/2000 12:59:32
In message <20000522135651.A15896@noc.untraceable.net>, 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.