Subject: Re: Modular configuration files
To: NetBSD Packages Technical Discussion List <>
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/08/2007 19:08:29
On Tue, Aug 07, 2007 at 10:53:07AM -0400, Blair Sadewitz wrote:
> Might we want to use CONF_FILES, EGDIR et. al. with modular xorg and
> have a centralized mk file with [default] definitions?  I don't like
> how the server (and some other applications) install configuration
> files to $(libdir).  IMHO, this should be handled per the usual pkgsrc
> specifications.

I don't think a centralised mk file helps much here, as the dealing with
the individual packages is the problem. Many don't install configuration
files, but those that do have a slight tendency to do it wrong.