Subject: Re: PKG_SYSCONFDIR=/etc ?
To: Louis Guillaume <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/26/2004 16:39:54
On Tue, 26 Oct 2004, Louis Guillaume wrote:

> Is there any reason not to set PKG_SYSCONFDIR=/etc? It just seems to
> make sense, for example, to have config files in /etc rather than in
> /usr/pkg. This way we can still blow away /usr/pkg if necessary and
> still retain our config files.

I have used (and still use) PKG_SYSCONFBASE=/etc (not PKG_SYSCONFDIR) on
around ten Linux systems (of course using pkgsrc).

It works fine for me.

 Jeremy C. Reed

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