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Re: pkg_add problem with nosuid on /var

Meanwhile, others believe that the pkgsrc installation should be
self-contained under ${PREFIX}.


On Fri, Nov 16, 2012 at 10:16 AM, David Holland
<> wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 02:45:44PM -0500, Julio Merino wrote:
>  > > Yes, I've been using ${PREFIX}/.dbdir for a long time, and I really
>  > > regret not moving it to be under ${PREFIX} by default for everything.
>  >
>  > This ought to be ${PREFIX}/libdata/pkgdb/ according to hier(7). (Yes,
>  > and I've been doing this too for ages.)
>  >
>  > Why cannot we change the default and provide a transition path?
> Some of us believe that /var data should be kept in /var.
> --
> David A. Holland

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