Subject: Re: user question
To: Patrick Welche <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/23/2001 13:27:53
On Sun, 23 Sep 2001, Patrick Welche wrote:
> I just tried out pkgsrc but foolishly had copied /etc/mk.conf from another
> system where I had set LOCALBASE=/usr/local. Is there an "easy" way to move
> everything over to the default /usr/pkg? (Guessing no, as I presume some
> packages code eg /usr/pkg/lib into their files, so just checking I don't
> have to pkg_delete, unset LOCALBASE, remake pkg)

You can try a simple copy, but it is likely to fail because
 * programs have paths compiled in and
 * paths of shared lib are compiled in (that's the ELF -Wl,-R thing :)

 - Hubert

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