Subject: Re: /var/db/pkg [was Re: AFS/arla]
To: None <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/23/1998 12:39:19
On Sep 23, Hubert Feyrer wrote
> If someone wants my opinion, i'd 1. not split it (as you'd have to know
> where a depending pkg was installed, which we don't) and 2. not move it 
> into any of LOCALBASE, ... (as you'd have to figure out where LOCALBASE
> is after all - it's set to /usr/local on some of my systems).

However, it should be moved out of /var, for reasons I've already exposed.
Also, something else that would be nice would have ave a way to tell
pkg_* to not install the shearable files: actually I have a sparc
that mounts (read only) /usr/share and /usr/pkg/share from an i386

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.