Subject: Re: pgsql's home
To: Louis Guillaume <>
From: Geert Hendrickx <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 04/15/2007 10:29:54
On Sat, Apr 14, 2007 at 06:08:44PM -0400, Louis Guillaume wrote:
> Hi,
> Currently the Postgresql-server packages keep are setting the user
> pgsql's home under ${PREFIX}.
> Since "files that may be modified after installation" should go in
> $VARBASE, shouldn't we do this?

Fully agreed, for the obvious reasons (also I like to mount /usr r-o).
I personally put it under ${VARBASE}/db, usually.