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Re: pkg/41278: NetBSD mirror system is virtually useless for packages
The following reply was made to PR pkg/41278; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: David Holland <dholland-pbugs%netbsd.org@localhost>
To: Michal Suchanek <hramrach%centrum.cz@localhost>
Cc: David Holland <dholland-pbugs%netbsd.org@localhost>,
Subject: Re: pkg/41278: NetBSD mirror system is virtually useless for
Date: Wed, 29 Apr 2009 05:36:50 +0000
On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 08:59:49AM +0200, Michal Suchanek wrote:
> > Fix your $PATH...
> No, I have the default path, and it does include /usr/pkg
> On the other hand, any package that ships a duplicate of binaries
> already present in /usr with the intention to replace them is broken.
Yes, the ordering of the default path is backwards. Or at least, most
people would say it's backwards, but there's another (vocal) set of
people who insist that it should be this way.
(If anyone feels inclined to air an opinion one way or the other,
please let's do it on tech-userlevel and not in this PR.)
David A. Holland
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