Subject: Re: Package Paths Proposal
To: Todd Vierling <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/15/1998 15:23:54
On Dec 11, Todd Vierling wrote
> 7. Package metadata: the files describing a package install (PLIST, etc.) go
> in /pkg/.pkgdb. That way if a package is installed on a one system
> sharing /usr with others, it `appears' on the other systems (minus config
> files and var files).

I don't like much the idea of the dot directory. maybe /pkg/pkgdb, or something
like this (isn't libdata the rigth name for this ?).
Otherwithe I really like the idea.

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.