Subject: Re: Package paths: consensus?
To: Thorsten Frueauf <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/09/1999 20:38:15
On Sat, 9 Jan 1999, Thorsten Frueauf wrote:
> I see only few packages who really make sense to have their configs in
> /etc (every package that is configured by host *only*, like ssh and
> its keys). But the majority can have the config files in /usr/pkg/etc.
> They belong there - I know where to look and they don't polute
> /etc and give me a nightmare when I update the OS, where I have to
> merge in the new /etc.

Right, plus with pkgdb, you will be able to do something like "pkg_info
-FL /usr/pkg/bin/ssh" and see where the config file is expected by the

 - Hubert

Hubert Feyrer <>