Subject: Re: post-installation and rc.d enhancements
To: Bill Studenmund <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 04/19/2002 12:18:45
On Fri, 19 Apr 2002, Bill Studenmund wrote:

> By moving all of the config files and scripts to /etc, we split packages
> between root and /usr/pkg parts; we go against what we're trying to do w/
> syspkgs. What can we do to support having a split / and /usr/pkg?
> I can think of some things, but they are kinda cheezy; install files in
> /usr/pkg/etc/XXX, and have a tool (run automaticallyy during pkg_add
> perhaps) copy them to /etc.

jlam's already added hooks in pkgsrc/mk/install to add all that to the
+INSTALL script. (Cheezy, you say? :-) )  Presumably, the admin would
arrange to run "pkg_info -i pkg |sh" on all the sharing hosts right
after installing the package.