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Re: How to deal with bulk build's "/var/qmail" problem?

On Fri, May 25, 2012 at 12:11:44PM +0200, John Marino wrote:
> >I noticed problems with /var/qmail. I even looked at it for a brief
> >moment, but then I decided there are more important things to fix (for
> >SunOS, at least).
> >
> >I don't know if it is related to the build problems, but the package
> >shouldn't touch /var at all, it should use ${VARBASE}.
> Yeah, I was surprised that it wasn't using $VARBASE, but it's a lot of 
> mail packages, not just one.  And other packages install directly to 
> /var as well.  Probably wrong, but they do.

And they should be fixed. All of them. :)

I only noticed it with qmail because it showed up in the "causing most
breakage" list in my builds.

> I'm building with pbulk.conf VARBASE set to /var, so I'll let you know 
> if that makes things better or worse.

That would be very interesting, although the packages should still be


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