Out of the ether, David O'Brien spewed forth the following bitstream:
> On Wed, Aug 23, 2000 at 01:36:56PM +0100, Konstantin Chuguev wrote:
> > Do you use /usr/local for anything?

> Yes, local stuff.  IMHO, the Ports Collection using /usr/local was the
> biggest mistake of it.  The ports collection should have used /usr/pkg/
> as NetBSD does.  I have to create /usr/truely-local on my FreeBSD
> machines.

Amen.  I would strongly recommend that the "/usr/local" use of ports be
re-aimed at something else.  "/usr/local" should be the pristine ownership
of the LOCAL admin.

AlanC {BSD/OS uses /usr/contrib, but that ain't the same thing}

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