Subject: Re: Problems with etc outside /usr/pkg
To: Thomas Klausner <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/22/2002 16:50:34
On Wed, 22 May 2002, Thomas Klausner wrote:
> You should configure the package so that it looks for it's files in
> PKG_SYSCONFDIR, but make sure the files get installed somewhere in
> share/examples (by hacking the Makefiles, if necessary); then
> will take care of copying the files from
> share/examples to etc (if you set all the variables correctly).
> There are already some packages using these functions, look e.g. in
> sysutils/ups-nut (or grep for others :).

I think pkgsrc/Packages.txt should mention this...
(Who did all the PKG_SYSCONFDIR work and didn't update our docs?)

 - Hubert

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