Subject: Re: msql package
To: Eric Delcamp <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 04/18/1998 13:54:29
On Fri, 17 Apr 1998, Eric Delcamp wrote:
> Databases dir.
>                  /usr/local/Hughes/msqldb  Official distrib.
>                  /var/db/msqldb            FreeBSD port
>                  /usr/pkg/msqldb           my choice

Probably ok.

> Config files
>                  /usr/local/Hughes         Official distrib.
>                  /usr/local/etc/msql2      FreeBSD port
>                  /usr/pkg/etc              my choice


> PID file
>                  /var/run/msql2d/pid       my choice
                                  ^, if anything outside of $PREFIX at all...
Though i wouldn't mind putting this in /usr/pkg/etc/ either.
Maybe someone else knows a better scheme?

> Socket file
>                  /var/spool/sockets/msql2.sock   my choice

Hmmm, too much clutter outside of $PREFIX...

> One other thing: I need a user to own databases and to be used to run daemon
> of the server. I choose 'ingres' because it exists, but maybe I must create a
> new account (with a script ? examples ?).

See our postgres pkg.

  - Hubert

Hubert Feyrer <>