Subject: Re: pkg-vulnverabilities location
To: Eric Haszlakiewicz <>
From: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/10/2005 22:08:47
On Thu, 2005-02-10 at 13:50 -0600, Eric Haszlakiewicz wrote:
> 	I customize it too, but just to keep all relatively static package
> stuff in one place.  (all under /usr/pkg as /usr/pkg/var/db/pkg)
> 	So what do you consider to be the "right" place?

I'm actually using ${PREFIX}/libdata/pkgdb.  After all this data is
only modified during (de)installation, and at that time, you already
have write access to ${PREFIX}.  Plus this data needs to be shared
across computers if you share PREFIX.  There is no reason for it to
live in /var.


Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
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