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Re: OpenPackages comments

> >   Out of curiosity, why isn't /usr/local used for ports?  I use /usr
> > for base system hooey and /usr/local for ports.
> We *DO* currently use /usr/local for where to install things by default
> (X stuff goes in /usr/X11R6, which may or may not be cool, depending on
> your perspective).  However, I (and others, including David O'Brien)
> think it's really a misnomer, because /usr/local should be reserved for
> those things that TRULY are local to a machine.  After all, installed
> packages may be shared across machines.

That's one reason why its pretty nasty that FreeBSD does use a PREFIX/etc.

// Brad


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