Subject: Re: quirks from packages when installing with LOCALBASE=/usr
To: NetBSD Packages Technical Discussion List <>
From: Simon Burge <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/19/1999 10:09:18
On Mon, 18 Jan 1999 15:15:40 -0500 (EST)  Greg A. Woods wrote:

> Because of the above symlinks almost every "make install" also reports:
> missing: ./etc (not created: File exists)
> [[ rest deleted ]]

It's almost like mtree needs a dereference option so that it checks the
target of the symlink.  The same problem exists (or at least used to -
I stopped running /etc/daily a while ago) with /usr/src and /usr/obj if
they are symlinks.  Another thing to look at one day :-)