Subject: Re: /usr/pkg/etc vs. /etc
To: NetBSD Packages Technical Discussion List <>
From: Curt Sampson <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/11/1998 13:14:00
On Fri, 11 Dec 1998, Greg A. Woods wrote:

> I'd like to see /var/pkg used though, as that's the last step necessary
> to make it possible for every non-default configuration to be achieved
> through simple use of single directory symlinks...

I have a problem with this. I don't see why someone new to NetBSD
should have to know to symlink /var/pkg -> /var in order that he
doesn't have to check whether a daemon is a package in order to
find the PID file.

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