On 1 March 2010 17:18, Chris Telting <christopher...@telting.org> wrote: > Just wondering if anyone cares to share their thoughts about this. > > There are a few ports that I would love to see included in the base tree > such as OpenLDAP and the Openbsd pdksh or bash. But It hasn't happened and > isn't likely to happen. So I was thinking about the pkg infrastructure. > The location of the pkg file database I believe can be specified. And the > installation directories I believe can also be specified. Other than that > paths would have to be changed for binaries and libraries and probably share > and other installation points. > > This should allow separate package trees meaning that when I delete and > reinstall my main ports these programs will not be affected and the package > database info for these will not be screwed up. > > Is it possible and if it is has anyone implemented it on their own systems? > > Or have people simply taken to installing ports in the main directories? > > > Chris
Why does it make a difference with the prefix on where you put them? You shouldn't manually delete ports, anyway. You should deinstall them using the port... Chris _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"