Subject: Re: Proposal: new binary package format
To: Matthias Scheler <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/31/1999 14:35:37
On 31 May 1999, Matthias Scheler wrote:

: > While we're at it it would be nice if pkg_add could be told to not add
: > 'shareables files' (e.g. /usr/pkg/share/...).
: How do you want to recognize such files? The fact that a file is installed
: in "/usr/pkg/share" doesn't really mean anything.

Actually, it does.  /usr/pkg/share should be shareable across different
architectures -- and I do share mine (it's actually a symlink to

-- Todd Vierling (Personal; Bus.