Subject: Re: Directory Usage Question
To: None <>
From: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/03/2005 13:50:46
On Mon, 3 Jan 2005 03:16:19 -0700
"John R. Shannon" <> wrote:

> What is the correct location for transient package data (eg., a CRL cache)? 
> Would /var/spool be correct or should it be stored relative to LOCALBASE?

It depends.  I don't know what a "CRL cache" is, but if it is data that is
only modified during package (de)installations, I'd store it inside

However, if it is data modified at runtime, put it somewhere under ${VARBASE}.
The exact location, I don't know, because /var layout varies depending on the


Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
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