Subject: Re: 'base homedir' for pkgsrc created users - Speak Now!
To: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/04/2006 13:25:09
On Wed, 4 Oct 2006, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:

> On Wed, Oct 04, 2006 at 12:34:22PM +0100, David Brownlee wrote:
>> 	Does anyone object to defaulting a new pkgsrc variable HOMEBASE
>> 	to ${VARBASE}/db and using for most packages. See below.
> I don't think the default value is a good idea, since many packages
> store informations not db-like into it. ${VARBASE}/lib is IMO a better
> idea (from LFS).

 	OK, what about postgres & mysql? We can quickly end up with

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