Subject: Re: Changing from /var/db/pkg
To: Curt Sampson <email@example.com>
From: Hubert Feyrer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/04/2005 12:34:04
On Fri, 4 Mar 2005, Curt Sampson wrote:
>> (How) would the transition happen in an environment that only uses binary
>> pkgs, and no pkgsrc at all?
> As far as I can tell, you could just move the directories and files
> under /var/db/pkg to some other place.
You can do a lot, but will the installed pkg_* tools care?
At the very least, users need to set some variable, or update their pkg_*
tools. (No idea how to do the latter in a binary-only scenario)
> Are there some packages with
> files under there that are dependent on their own location?
I have no idea.
My concern is just to make sure you don't break binary-pkg-only setups.
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