Subject: Re: games installation
To: Hubert Feyrer <>
From: Julio Merino <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/13/2002 00:17:29
On Fri, 13 Dec 2002 00:05:24 +0100 (MET)
Hubert Feyrer <> wrote:

> On Thu, 12 Dec 2002, Julio Merino wrote:
> > I've been looking inside the games category and it seems that no package
> > installs files inside ${PREFIX}/games... while games should be there, right?
> > At least, we are creating the games subdirectory from (and
> > others) so it should be used. Why are them not beeing installed in this dir?
> > Should we change this? (Lots of work...)
> Definitely not.
> We have a pkg system that helps keeping files apart, no need for
> $PREFIX/graphics etc. either.


> Just because the base NetBSD OS has /usr/games doesn't mean we should do
> that seperation in pkgsrc too.

So we should remove "games" from all ${OPSYS}.pkg.dist files, to avoid
"confusion"... Isn't it?


Julio Merino ( <>