On Thursday, 12 July 2018 07:21:20 CEST Ulrich Mueller wrote: > >>>>> On Wed, 11 Jul 2018, Richard Yao wrote: > > This does not answer my question. Is it really a FHS violation? The > > contents of /usr changes when doing updates using the system package > > manager. When not doing updates, it really is readonly and the FHS > > says that /usr is for readonly things. I do not see how it is > > different from anything else in /usr. > > What about a system that is building binpkgs? Or an rsync mirror?
There are systems building software for other systems using $ROOT, too. They need to download into distfiles and sometimes they build binpkgs, too.
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