Subject: Re: Default package installation: intermixed vs. separate
To: Soren S. Jorvang <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/09/1999 20:26:17
On Sat, 9 Jan 1999, Soren S. Jorvang wrote:
> >     1. Add /usr/pkg/bin (and /usr/pkg/sbin) to their paths.
> > 
> >     2. Add -I/usr/pkg/include and -L/usr/pkg/lib when compiling
> >     things that use the package libraries. (Gnu autoconfig does
> >     not know to do this.)
> I'd much rather have these included in the standard search paths
> of the shells, linker etcetera.

Strongly seconded. If we'd ship some sane "User" configuration (.profile,
.cshrc, ...), this wouldn't be needed. Probably a bit more effort for the
cmopiling edge, but that's a reason of pkgsrc (partly).

 - Hubert

Hubert Feyrer <>