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Re: pkg/48110 (PKG_DBDIR in /etc/pkg_install.conf is ignored by pkgsrc make)
Alistair Crooks <agc%pkgsrc.org@localhost> writes:
> On Thu, Aug 08, 2013 at 03:47:05PM +0000, asau%NetBSD.org@localhost wrote:
>> Synopsis: PKG_DBDIR in /etc/pkg_install.conf is ignored by pkgsrc make
>> State-Changed-From-To: open->closed
>> State-Changed-By: asau%NetBSD.org@localhost
>> State-Changed-When: Thu, 08 Aug 2013 15:47:05 +0000
>> Not a bug. It is done so by design.
> Perhaps you could give the rationale for this please, to help out us mere
If we're going to discuss it, I consider it a bug to expose PKG_DBDIR in
While one can construct cases when this setting might be helpful, they are
In such cases that are on surface corresponding tasks can be solved by simpler
in other words, this setting is going to mislead users faster than help them in
And in such really strange case like the actual need to move pkgdbdir to
after bootstrap, it is unlikely that one actually needs or wants pkgsrc
to deviate from bootstrap settings.
BCE HA MOPE!
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