Subject: Re: packages outside of /usr/pkg (was: Re: PROPOSAL: Move /usr/pkg/etc to /etc/pkg)
To: NetBSD Packages Technical Discussion List <tech-pkg@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Julio Merino <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/25/2002 09:26:01
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On Sat, May 25, 2002 at 12:24:32AM -0400, Greg A. Woods wrote:
> [ On Friday, May 24, 2002 at 15:49:42 (-0500), Richard Rauch wrote: ]
> I've been wondering about that for a long time.  That's one of the
> reasons I _never_ follow the default sysinst recommendations.
> It makes almost infinitely more sense to put /usr on the root filesystem
> than to put /var there.  If there's any one part of the hierarchy that
> must be put on a separate filesystem then /var is it.
> I.e. /var on any-sized-root is a very bad idea, regardless of where
> /usr, or /usr/pkg (or wherever you set your $PREFIX) for that matter, is.

Can you explain what? I always put /var and /usr on separate file-systems,
but my /var is always very small...

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Julio Merino <>

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