Subject: Re: use of share vs lib
To: Todd Vierling <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/03/1998 09:52:06
Todd Vierling writes:
> : And btw, it MUST leave those files in /etc/ for configuration reasons.
> That's not necessarily true.  I was always of the opinion that we should
> have adopted FreeBSD's convention of putting them in ${PREFIX}/etc - after
> all, everything else has its config info there, so why not ssh?

Because /usr gets cross mounted between machines of the same
architecture in many setups, and you don't want multiple machines to
be forced to share the same configuration.