Subject: Re: How to quarterly releases?
To: D'Arcy J.M. Cain <darcy@NetBSD.org>
From: Geert Hendrickx <email@example.com>
Date: 11/08/2005 14:16:55
On Tue, Nov 08, 2005 at 08:05:02AM -0500, D'Arcy J.M. Cain wrote:
> On Tue, 8 Nov 2005 13:35:00 +0100
> Geert Hendrickx <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > The rsync idea is pretty interesting, but I'm wondering how it handles
> > (locally modified) config files in /usr/pkg/etc/ ?
> It doesn't. I hadn't considered that because I never keep modified files
> in the pkg directory. I have always found that to be a weakness. I like
> to blow away the entire pkg tree from time to time just to get a fresh
> start. Anything I modify gets put in /usr/local or /etc and the startup
> scripts point to that location.
So your PKG_SYSCONFDIR points to somewhere outside /usr/pkg ? That could
also leave obosolete files around sooner or later, as you never pkg_delete
anything with your method.