Subject: Re: Why are packages ever installed to /usr/X11R6?
To: Ron Roskens <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/18/2003 12:12:43
On Sat, 18 Jan 2003, Ron Roskens wrote:

> Since NetBSD could have the app-defaults under both /usr/pkg and
> /usr/X11R6, maybe it would be better to modify the NetBSD config file for
> X11 to include /usr/pkg/lib/X11/app-defaults/ in the XFILESEARCHPATH? If
> you want to modify login.conf it would be better to set
> XFILESEARCHPATH since a user could define XUSERFILESEARCHPATH and override

Hard-coded paths in X to "/usr/pkg"? That sounds horrible! Why would
that be better than setting environment variables?