Subject: Re: hier(7) silent on pkg documentation
To: James K. Lowden <>
From: Gavan Fantom <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/06/2003 10:43:53
On Thu, 6 Nov 2003, James K. Lowden wrote:

> OK, I'm mad.  In both senses.
> Am I the only person who thinks it's no fun to guess which rock pkg_add
> hid the documentation for <packagename>?  Let's see:
> /usr/pkg/share/<pkg>
> /usr/pkg/share/doc/<pkg>
> /usr/pkg/share/doc/html/<pkg>
> /usr/X11R6/share/<pkg>
> /usr/X11R6/share/doc/<pkg>
> /usr/X11R6/share/games/<pkg>
> I'm probably missing some, but that's not the point.  What I want to know
> is, why on earth would any package's documentation be anywhere except
> /usr/pkg/share/?

Many X pkgs install by default under /usr/X11R6, and it seems reasonable
that in this case their documentation should also be under /usr/X11R6. If
you build with xpkgwedge, everything should go somewhere under /usr/pkg

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