Subject: Re: pkgsrc: WRKDIR / NFS-mounted pkgsrc
To: Anthony Mallet <>
From: Florian Stoehr <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 12/22/2004 13:39:02
On Wed, 22 Dec 2004, Anthony Mallet wrote:

> Florian Stoehr <> writes:
>> So on every machine, i added to /etc/mk.conf:
>> WRKDIR=/var/temp
> You should use WRKOBJDIR instead. See packages(7).

Hm, I was at this point but noted the "work" symlinks in pkgsrc.

So I tried again with WRKOBJDIR and mounted pkgsrc read-only.

Now the symlinks -well, of course- don't get created, but the system
also doesn't claim about this.

Bug or feature (well, in my case, it's a feature) ?