Subject: Re: Default for PKG_SYSCONFBASE
To: None <>
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/09/2007 23:29:12
On Sat, Jun 09, 2007 at 04:56:00PM -0400, Amitai Schlair wrote:
> Factual comments: One good way be sure of that is to have a regular bulk 
> build that sets some outlandish PKG_SYSCONFBASE. Of course, for most 
> values of "outlandish PKG_SYSCONFBASE", we wouldn't want to publish the 
> results of such a build as our official binary packages. (Likewise for 
> LOCALBASE != "/usr/pkg", VARBASE != "/var", and so on; ISTR you've done 
> such builds, so apologies if I'm preaching to the choir.)

Roland has, it was on my to-do list to do that again. Note that strange
PKG_SYSCONFBASE setting doesn't have to violate the parameters above :-)
We still have packages that don't even follow the basic rules with
PKG_SYSCONFBASE added to the list, e.g. majordomo.