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Re: [HEADS UP] pkgsrc default database directory changed

On 08/12/2020 10:25, Thomas Klausner wrote:
It will work fine without this line, but if an admin has the path set
up so that /usr/sbin/ comes before /usr/pkg/sbin, then they will get
two independent pkgdb directories.

That feels like something that should be documented rather than telling users to overwrite system binaries unconditionally.

Should pkgsrc be really dependent of system path here. It should surely be using its own preference of pkgsrc pkg tools if its going to the trouble of building them otherwise its always going to be at the mercy of the system path for the build.


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