Subject: Re: Package Paths Proposal v2
To: NetBSD Packages Technical Discussion List <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Greg A. Woods <email@example.com>
Date: 12/17/1998 16:18:31
[ On Thu, December 17, 1998 at 08:29:11 (-0500), Todd Vierling wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: Package Paths Proposal v2
> On Wed, 16 Dec 1998, Greg A. Woods wrote:
> : But then the programs actually go through the symlink ever time they
> : access one of their companion files. I think this is wrong as it means
> : changing the administrative link will break everything that's installed.
> Then use pkgsrc. And please stop asking unless you plan to fix all the
> sources yourself.
I do. That's not the point. The design of the pkg system should take
into account that packages eventually *should* be fixed.
Greg A. Woods
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