Subject: Re: let's choose a default var/ directory PKG_VARDIR
To: None <>
From: Julio Merino <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/15/2002 22:22:14
On Fri, 15 Nov 2002 13:03:01 -0800 (PST)
"Jeremy C. Reed" <> wrote:

> Anyways for some consistency, I propose we provide a setting, like
> PKG_VARDIR which could default to ${PREFIX}/var.
> Then if that was appropriately used, an admin could choose to build and
> install packages with PKG_VARDIR=/var if they'd like.

I like the idea, specially to set it to /var/pkg hehe. I think the stuff
should me more or less like what PKG_SYSCONFDIR does.


Julio Merino ( <>