Subject: Re: How do I specify a directory tree for installing one package
To: Paul Hoffman <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/12/2000 04:02:15
On Sat, 11 Nov 2000, Paul Hoffman wrote:
> I wanted to update my copy of bind8. However, the make-reinstall put 
> named and associated things in /usr/local/sbin and so on because I 
> have LOCALBASE=/usr/local in mk.conf. How do I tell make-reinstall to 
> put them in /usr/sbin and to get rid of the old ones? I didn't see 
> this in the documentation, but could have missed it.

We don't support changing of that either - you could try LOCALBASE=/usr,
but that's likely to not fit 100% either. Maybe update your NetBSD version
or compile manually. Or use the version that you got in /usr/local.

 - Hubert

Hubert Feyrer <>