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Re: HEADSUP: bootstrap PKG_DBDIR default changed

Hi Jonathan,

On Tue, Nov 15, 2016 at 11:26:45AM +0000, Jonathan Perkin wrote:
> Modified Files:
> 	pkgsrc/bootstrap: README README.Bitrig README.FreeBSD README.Interix
> 	    README.MirBSD README.OpenBSD bootstrap
> Log Message:
> Change the default PKG_DBDIR to be ${LOCALBASE}/pkgdb.  Resolves issues on
> other BSDs which already use /var/db/pkg for the native package manager.
>  as root:
> @@ -17,13 +17,11 @@ as root:
>  The defaults for the arguments are as follows:
>  	--prefix	/usr/pkg
> -	--pkgdbdir	/var/db/pkg
> +	--pkgdbdir	/usr/pkg/pkgdb

Chosing this directory has side effects. Some installations share /usr between
multiple machines. Having the DB next to the packages is thus a good bonus. As
for naming and directory conventions, wouldn't /usr/pkg/var/db be a better


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