Subject: Re: splitting pkgsrc.tar?
To: Robert V. Baron <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: The Grey Wolf <email@example.com>
Date: 01/29/1999 13:12:31
"Robert V. Baron" sez:
* What I'd like to suggest is that we/you go back to absolute path names
* and root the tree at /usr/pkgsrc. The base tgz would populate it.
* And you would release periodic upgrades for mk,pkg_* independent of
* the base system and synchronized with the package system. I think
* that the package system itself then can be placed anywhere in the source
* tree. (Now using absolute pathnames to the mk and package stuff.)
Er, no, please don't do that. It introduces Yet Another Silly Symlink.
Isn't there a way to put something in, say /etc/mk.conf to counter
the undesired side effect you described...?
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