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Re: OpenPackages comments



>> Second, the location where FreeBSD installs things is really lousy.
>> /usr/ports (per the above paragraph) is not a great idea; I'd prefer
>> /usr/pkg or /usr/pkgsrc per NetBSD.  And /usr/opt or /usr/pkg for
>> installing things.
>
>  Out of curiosity, why isn't /usr/local used for ports?  I use /usr
>for base system hooey and /usr/local for ports.
>
>-Fred

FreeBSD does use /usr/local for ports (some). programs that use imake and
still quite a few other X-based programs still install under /usr/X11R6
though (yuck!).

// Brad

brad@comstyle.com
brad@openbsd.org


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