Subject: Re: which LOCALBASE to use on non-NetBSD systems?
To: None <tech-pkg@NetBSD.org>
From: Klaus Heinz <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/27/2004 23:54:23
Gavan Fantom wrote:
> 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.
I would like to suggest that we change the default path for LOCALBASE
to /opt/pkg on Solaris.
+ "Third-party software below /opt" is officially recommended in
+ People are used to this from other package systems (/opt/sfw,
/opt/csw) and are less likely to object in comparison to /usr/pkg.
- It's not the same path as on the other pkgsrc platforms.