Subject: Re: pkgsrc vs mk.conf
To: Nathan J. Williams <>
From: Geert Hendrickx <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/25/2005 08:28:55
On Thu, Mar 24, 2005 at 08:01:40PM -0500, Nathan J. Williams wrote:
> Quentin Garnier <> writes:
> > And, indeed, in NetBSD, what makes things go wrong is the fact that both
> > pkgsrc and the system, which are distinct, use a common configuration
> > file.
> How about we kill off /etc/mk.conf entirely? I've never liked the idea
> of setting options for a development tool at a system-wide
> level. Per-user, maybe. Per-build-tree, certainly. But per machine?
> Get rid of it.

Hm, we could seperate out some different levels here, I think.  
e.g. stuff like -march/-mcpu in CFLAGS could be set system-wide.