Subject: PKG_DBDIR default (was Re: pkg-vulnverabilities location)
To: Jeremy C. Reed <>
From: Eric Haszlakiewicz <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/10/2005 21:34:06
On Thu, Feb 10, 2005 at 01:33:01PM -0800, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> On Thu, 10 Feb 2005, Julio M. Merino Vidal wrote:
> > 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
> I may be misunderstanding this thread now though. Maybe it is not about
> pkg-vulnerabilities in ${PKGVULNDIR} any more ...

	er.. yeah, this was in regards to PKG_DBDIR aka /var/db/pkg.
sorry about that.  Changed the subject.

> (I do agree that files that are only modified during install/deinstall
> could go to in libdata.)

	Sounds good to me.  Changing PKG_DBDIR seems difficult though.