Subject: Re: why separate system and pkg hierarchies? (was: /usr/pkg/etc/rc.d/*)
To: NetBSD-current Discussion List <>
From: Greywolf <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/18/2003 15:31:17
Thus spake Greg A. Woods ("GAW> ") sometime Today...

GAW> > Two words:  /etc/profile.  Or /etc/csh.login.
GAW> >
GAW> > If your users know enough to tweak their $PATH from what you give them
GAW> > then they know how to find whatever else may exist.
GAW> Huh?  I'm not talking about $PATH, not in the least!  I'm very well
GAW> aware that $PATH works quite well for its limited purpose!

First you're "not talking" about integrating pkg binaries into the
root hierarchy.  Then you're "not talking" about how users can find
paths to binaries.

What other straw men shall we "not talk" about?

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