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 06:35:04
On Sat, 11 Nov 2000, Paul Hoffman wrote:
> >The goal of pkgsrc is (and was) not to handle system programs.
> And bind8 is...?

part of the base system.

If you want something from pkgsrc, you'll find it in /usr/pkg.
One of the design goals of pkgsrc was not to put files all over the file
system, but keep them in one place. That way you can be sure to run some
pkgized bind. If you install it into /usr/bin, you never know what you

 - Hubert

Hubert Feyrer <>