Subject: Re: /var/db/pkg
To: Martin Husemann <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/24/2000 10:25:12
	(ccing tech-pkg as its more relevant there)
	Is anyone strongly opposed to the concept of using pkg_info
	instead of .install_done? If not, are any of the proponents
	willing to come up with the appropriate diffs? :)

				       -- No hype required --

On Mon, 22 May 2000, Martin Husemann wrote:

> > The rest of the status files, like .build_done etc, are fine, it's
> > just the .install_done that annoys me.
> Me too! I got used to "rm work/.install done; make install" after building
> the pkg on the fastest host in the NFS cloud, then installing it everywhere.
> No, NFS sharing /usr/pkg is not an option here; there are (relatively) slow
> remote connections and temporary ones involved.
> Martin