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Re: [HEADS UP] pkgsrc default database directory changed

On Tue, Dec 08, 2020 at 12:09:12PM +0000, Mike Pumford wrote:
> 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.

This is documented.

under "If you do not want to replace /usr/sbin/pkg_*"

> Should pkgsrc be really dependent of system path here.

It is not.

> 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.
> Mike

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