Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/distrib/sets
To: Alistair Crooks <>
From: Chris Pinnock <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 11/11/2004 16:10:26
On Thu, Nov 11, 2004 at 03:59:28PM +0000, Alistair Crooks wrote:
> It may be that a new switch is necessary, although I doubt this.  Does
> -X switch PKG_DBDIRs, does it override PKG_DBDIR in the environment,
> should we look at SYSPKG_DBDIR instead, should we provide syspkg_*
> commands, should we provide syspkg_* aliases in our standard shells,
> loads of questions.

For benefit of the user experience, however we install system packages
it should feel nice and natural. Having a flag for it doesn't feel
nature to me.