Subject: Re: Package config/var file paths proposal
To: Curt Sampson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Todd Vierling <email@example.com>
Date: 01/09/1999 23:26:07
On Sat, 9 Jan 1999, Curt Sampson wrote:
: > : If I understand you correctly, this means that, for example, the
: > : package with /var/games would be separate from the package with
: > : /usr/games.
: > :
: > : What's the reasoning behind this?
: > NFS disk clients, if I recall.
: Last I had a discussion with you, there was no need for this. I
: suggested that we have a /usr/pkg/share/examples/packagename/var
: directory in which sample var files would be deposited, and you
: said that everything was going to create its own var files.
For the moment, the base system sets barely know what pkgs are, much less
have this kind of logic.
: But it does seem, that unless you're very careful, it's going to
: be possible for less-savvy folks to miss downloading the var portion
: of the thing.
`Bundled sets', again. :>
-- Todd Vierling (Personal firstname.lastname@example.org; Bus. email@example.com)