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Re: Why is pkgsrc ccache in work directory? (Best way to tweak PLIST on version bump)

Mayuresh <> writes:

> On Mon, Mar 05, 2012 at 12:38:21PM -0500, Greg Troxel wrote:
>> I agree in the work directory is a non-useful place.
>> If you have suggestions for a better default, feel free to propose them.
> My first instinct was to look at ~/.ccache because that was what I learned
> when I came across ccache.
> Why not leave it like that? Why have it separate for pkgsrc?

I don't have a good answer, but I suspect that there are many arguments
for and against.

> If indeed there is a reason, may be /usr/pkgsrc/cachedata/.ccache or
> something like that. Don't know how good it sounds as nobody will be used
> to seeing it so.

/usr/pkgsrc should be able to be read only.

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