Subject: Re: Package system inconsistency...
To: Mason Loring Bliss <>
From: Thorsten Frueauf <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 04/30/1998 22:42:42

> I'm building xpaint from the package system, and I've run into a problem.
> I use /usr/local as my PREFIX, and, consequently, everything goes into
> /usr/local/foo.

>From looking at pkgsrc/graphics/xpaint/Makefile and 
pkgsrc/graphics/xpaint/patches/patch-ad you did not set

> My quick fix was to link /usr/pkg to /usr/local, but I think this is probably
> worth fixing properly at some point.

This should never be needed :) But while looking at our documentation,
it seems not to be clear that the user should use LOCALBASE to point to
his prefered install path, maybe that should be changed. At least it is
listed in pkgsrc/mk/mk.conf.example.


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