Subject: Re: user question
To: Patrick Welche <>
From: D'Arcy J.M. Cain <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/23/2001 12:47:49
Thus spake Patrick Welche
> 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 change mk.conf then go into each directory and do "make update."
There will be a few gotchas in some packages but that mostly works.

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