Subject: Re: which LOCALBASE to use on non-NetBSD systems?
To: Klaus Heinz <>
From: Gavan Fantom <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/27/2004 11:08:38
On Sat, 25 Sep 2004, Klaus Heinz wrote:

> I would like to know which path people on Solaris use for LOCALBASE.
> Personally. I use LOCALBASE=/opt/pkg on Solaris (and Unixware) because
> /opt is the "traditional" and recommended path for third-party
> software on those systems and a few times I have met resistance to create
> /usr/pkg like NetBSD does.

I do bulk builds at work, and I use /opt/pkg for these. A lot of Sun 
people strongly object to anything like this being installed in /usr on a 
Solaris system.

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