Subject: Re: /usr/pkg/{etc,share}; /var/db/pkg
To: Todd Vierling <>
From: Curt Sampson <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/07/1998 15:59:02
On Fri, 31 Jul 1998, Todd Vierling wrote:

> However, /var/db/pkg is actually not as bad as you may think.  After all,
> there is /var/cron/tabs, which really would be better handled under /etc
> with this reasoning.

Oops. There's one thing that is an absolute pain if you lose /var:
I do think htat /var/cron/tabs should be under /etc. That, in fact,
is the only reason I backup /var on some machines.


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