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Re: installation prefix with pkgsrc including non-BSD: always /usr/pkg?
On Tue, Feb 08, 2011 at 05:27:30PM +0100, Alistair Crooks wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 08, 2011 at 02:47:40PM +0100, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> > On Tue, Feb 08, 2011 at 08:11:19AM +0000, Thomas Mueller wrote:
> > > Does pkgsrc always install to the same prefix, typically /usr/pkg, even
> > > for non-BSD packages that are normally installed in /bin, /sbin, /lib
> > > and /include?
> > Yes. No installation outside $PREFIX (and maybe $VARBASE in some edge
> > cases).
> % pkg_info -qL standalone-tcsh
> There is no reason to impose arbitrary restrictions on where packages place
There are good reasons for this "arbitrary" restrictions, but I don't
care enough to repeat them again. This discussion is too old. Since
there is only one package violating this, I don't bother.
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