Subject: Re: Default package installation: intermixed vs. separate
To: <>
From: Simon Burge <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/09/1999 23:36:18
On Fri, 8 Jan 1999 23:45:58 -0800 (PST)  Curt Sampson wrote:

> What we need to know is, on a freshly installed system, should
> pkg_add create /usr/pkg as a directory, or as a symlink to /usr?

How about prompting the user, which can be overriden by an environment
or mk.conf variable?  This will obviously only ever happen once on a
system, so it shouldn't be a burden...

Perhaps a later version of sysinst can also set up /usr/pkg (or /pkg?
where did that thread finish?) as well.