Subject: Re: Can someone explain about packages?
To: Gerald C. Simmons <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Frederick Bruckman <email@example.com>
Date: 06/19/2001 10:00:10
On Tue, 19 Jun 2001, Gerald C. Simmons wrote:
> On Mon Jun 18, 2001 Masao Uebayashi wrote:
> > Linux biraries are supposed to be installed under /emul/linux. You can
> > see where package's files installed by 'pkg_info -f <package
> > name>'. See pkg_info(1) manual page for more details.
> That was my understanding as well.
> I ran pkg_info -f on communicator-4.77 and found that everything landed in
> /usr/pkg/lib/netscape. I'm just curious, why didn't this end up in /emul/Linux
> somewhere? Is it not considered a Linux binary??
The only files that _need_ to be under /emul/linux are files that have
NetBSD counterparts with the same name, like shared libraries and
/etc/ld.so.conf. Since the netscape shared libraries are well
contained in /usr/pkg/lib/netscape, there's no need to put them under