Subject: Re: Proposal: new binary package format
To: Hubert Feyrer <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/31/1999 19:32:12
On Tue, 1 Jun 1999, Hubert Feyrer wrote:

: > And this reminds me ... one useful modification to /usr/pkg is to move `man'
: > and `info' under share and put symlinks in their place.  Though I wouldn't
: > force this on everyone, it could be a useful switch for pkgsrc &&
: > pkg_create.
: Um, this should be fixed in the packages, not in the tools.

There's a whole lot of packages that assume `man' and `info' are directly
under ${PREFIX}.

It's much easier to symlink and let that take care of it.

-- Todd Vierling (Personal; Bus.