Subject: RE: Default package installation: intermixed vs. separate
To: Tim Rightnour <>
From: Curt Sampson <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/09/1999 15:13:19
On Sat, 9 Jan 1999, Tim Rightnour wrote:

> I read this about 3 times and dont understand exactly what it is that you are
> proposing here.  Remember now, that I have explicitly ignored this entire
> thread.. but I do make a point of reading these proposals..

The quick summary:

When you pkg_add, if there is no /usr/pkg existing, it creates a
symlink of /usr/pkg -> /usr.

Nothing else changes.

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