Subject: Re: How to quarterly releases?
To: D'Arcy J.M. Cain <>
From: Geert Hendrickx <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/08/2005 14:44:56
On Tue, Nov 08, 2005 at 08:34:41AM -0500, D'Arcy J.M. Cain wrote:
> On Tue, 8 Nov 2005 14:16:55 +0100
> Geert Hendrickx <> wrote:
> > 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.  
> No, I leave the untouched files in the pkg directory.  The only files I
> move out are those that I manually modify.  In those cases I modify the
> startup script to use the -f or -c flag or whatever the alternate config
> file option is for that program.

Not all packages have startup scripts.  What do you do with e.g. php.ini?