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Re: Purpose of mk/

On 10/17/14 11:59 PM, Alistair Crooks wrote:
> Even more historically...
> At the start, X11 packages were installed into X11BASE, and others
> into LOCALBASE (the names come from FreeBSD's ports).  PREFIX was set
> to whichever location (X11BASE or LOCALBASE) was pertinent.  Over the
> first few years we moved things so that everything installed into

That's interesting because the pkgsrc developer's guide still talks
about X11BASE (and X11PREFIX) in the section titled "Program location":

Does the developer's guide need to be updated?



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