Subject: Re: /usr/pkg/var/ntop for ntop2?
To: Curt Sampson <>
From: Alistair Crooks <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/05/2002 08:17:49
On Sun, Aug 04, 2002 at 06:41:24PM +0900, Curt Sampson wrote:
> On Fri, 2 Aug 2002, Bernd Ernesti wrote:
> > It would be easy to create /usr/pkg/var/ntop, but /usr/pkg/var doesn't sounds
> > so good, IMHO it should be something like /var/pkg/ntop.
> You're right that /usr/pkg/var is not so good; the file will be trashed
> if you run the program on two different machines that share /usr.
> I don't see what's wrong with just using straight /var/ntop.

Please take this up with the originator of PR 13058, who seems to
believe that hier(7) only applies to NetBSD-specific files, and
that all package- related files should go under ${LOCALBASE}.