Subject: Re: pkgsrc rc.d scripts and NFS /usr
To: Johnny Lam <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/20/2001 13:55:33
On Tue, 20 Nov 2001, Johnny Lam wrote:

: The default NetBSD setup assumes that /usr may be NFS-mounted.  The default
: pkgsrc setup assumes that ${LOCALBASE} is /usr/pkg.  In light of this, should
: pkgsrc rc.d scripts add "mountcritremote" to their REQUIRES lines to
: guarantee that /usr/pkg is available in the default NetBSD setup?

That depends on what else they have in their REQUIRES lines.
"mountcritremote" is automatically brought in by dependencies of SERVERS and
DAEMON, and hence also LOGIN.

This should be addressed in the specific packages that do not require one
of the above (and thus wish to start very early).

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