Subject: Re: use of share vs lib
To: David Brownlee <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/31/1998 23:16:34
On Fri, 31 Jul 1998, David Brownlee wrote:
> 	How about moving the pkg db files out of /var, maybe to /etc.
> 	Having system config in /var makes me nervous (Game hiscores are
> 	less of a concern :)

These files aren't config files but do document the state of the pkgs
installed, they belong very well into var. If we move them anywere, it'll
probably be something like /usr/pkg/var/db/pkg so we can parse this state
information (i.e.: use pkg_info) in the case of a shared /usr/pkg.

 - Hubert

Hubert Feyrer <>