Subject: Re: /var/db/pkg
To: NetBSD-current Discussion List <>
From: Andrew Brown <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/26/2000 10:06:13
>> >Nonsense.  You can still share /usr/pkg (if you choose to use /usr/pkg).
>> >You just don't give all the machines access to the pkg database, which
>> >I don't necessarily see as a downer.
>> can't tell what you've gotten by borrowing it from someone
>> else.  that seems...irritating.
>Why isn't that obvious given the output of "mount" on the client?

well, sure.  i can tell that i've mounted it, but that doesn't tell me
what's in it.  and yes, i can also go look in /usr/pkg/bin and see
what's there, but that's *still* not the answer.

what's toe?  why is it here?  oh, i came in that package.
*that's* the information that's missing when you only nfs mount

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