Subject: Re: why separate system and pkg hierarchies?
To: NetBSD-current Discussion List <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: David Hopper <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/18/2003 14:52:29
Greg A. Woods wrote:
> [ On Tuesday, March 18, 2003 at 21:52:40 (+0100), Jaka Jejcic wrote: ]
>>Subject: Re: /usr/pkg/etc/rc.d/*
>>But it is bad practice for sys-admins who want their
>>sistem as clean as possible.
> Why do you think it is bad practice to mix add-on packages into the
> "system" hierarchies?  What justification do you have for making the
> life of your users more difficult (as you seem to agree this will do)?

Two words:  union mounts.

*ducks to avoid flying debris*