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Re: forced sysconfdir in net/bind*
On 02/14, Johnny C. Lam wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 13, 2017 at 11:34:06AM +0100, Filip Hajny wrote:
> > since a commit in 2000, all net/bind* packages have hardcoded /etc for
> > sysconfdir. I can only assume this was done for the benefit of the
> > platform /etc/named.conf file that pre-exists on NetBSD. This makes
> > things confusing on other platforms though that do not come with such
> > and do not use /etc for PKG_SYSCONFBASE (and the package doesn?t
> > generate its own by upstream decision).
> > I?d like to change the packages to use a standard $PKG_SYSCONF layout,
> > but maybe I?m missing something. Is it worth leaving the existing rule
> > in place conditioned for NetBSD only?
> (I removed pkgsrc-users@ so as not to cross-post.)
> Yes, change it to match how the rest of pkgsrc works. No, it's
> not necessary to keep some special setting for NetBSD because there
> shouldn't be anything special about the sysconfdir setup for NetBSD
> as opposed to other platforms. Just make your change for all of
> the bind packages and bump the PKGREVISIONs.
Also note that there is another pkgsrc package that has special
behavior: shells/standalone-tcsh. It installs with PREFIX=/ regardless
of what PREFIX is actually set to. See  and  for comments on
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