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re: kern/43439

The following reply was made to PR kern/43439; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: matthew green <>
Subject: re: kern/43439
Date: Wed, 09 Jun 2010 18:02:39 +1000

 >  Has this twisty setup ever worked, or should it just be filed under
 >  "don't do it"?
 i've been doing it like this since when ever pkgsrc first gained
 r/o support, which is a decade or more ago.
 why is it a twisty setup?
 >  I would solve writable pkgdist by setting DISTDIR in /etc/mk.conf.
 that's a pretty crappy solution to something that has worked for a
 very long time and panics *every* kernel.  (it triggers one of the
 very few situations that non-LOCKDEBUG kernels complain about.)

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