On Sun, Dec 10, 2000 at 01:51:25PM -0800, David O'Brien wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 10, 2000 at 12:26:38PM -0800, Joe Kelsey wrote:
> > To the extent that NetBSD *forces* the local administrator to use
> > /usr/pkg, I find it contains the same deficiency.
> Nope. One can ``ln -s /usr/local /usr/pkg'' and get the behavior those
> that like everything in one place prefers while still segregating stuff
> for those that prefer it.
That makes no sense. The big argument has been that packages should
not go into /usr/local because /usr/local is for something else. If
you symlink do the symlink trick, you only have one real location for
files. If you were to do that, /usr/local or /usr/pkg would be
identical. Might as well make /usr/local the "real" location and
symlink /usr/pkg. What's the difference?
Crist J. Clark [EMAIL PROTECTED]
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