Subject: Re: use of share vs lib
To: Greg A. Woods <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/03/1998 11:38:35
Greg A. Woods writes:
> [ On Fri, July 31, 1998 at 11:23:10 (-0400), Perry E. Metzger wrote: ]
> > Subject: Re: use of share vs lib 
> >
> > Using /usr/pkg/etc/ pretty much precludes sharing /usr/ on multiple
> > machines if the config files in /usr/pkg/etc are machine dependent,
> > aren't they? (remember, /usr/ is supposed to be sharable within an
> > architecture.)
> Huh?  Not if /usr/pkg is a separate mount point,


> I tend to prefer though that *all* configuration files should go into
> /etc, all log and spool files should go in /var, and that there should
> not be any /usr/pkg/etc or /usr/local/etc or /usr/*/var.

I would also like all configuration to be in /etc. It makes far more
sense to me.