Subject: Re: hier(7) silent on pkg documentation
To: Michal Pasternak <>
From: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/06/2003 14:57:25
On Thu, Nov 06, 2003 at 12:11:09PM +0100, Michal Pasternak wrote:
> Hmm. I suppose, that it would be easy to patch pkgsrc to act in such way
> (just install to ${PREFIX}/${PKGNAME}), but I currently don't see any
> benefits of such situations.

FYI, this is already done in pkgsrc; it's named pkgviews.  See: for more details (there is a paper about this at the
end of the page).  Packages are not using pkgviews ATM, but they will.


Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
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