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Re: OpenPackages comments



There is a differing viewpoint here.  OpenBSD has pretty much been
heading towards a shar'able /usr/local and this means system config files
that are `system specific config files' belong in /etc.

Apparently FreeBSD has decided that everything including configuration
files go in /usr/local.

So long as these choices are variables, tweaked to each os's default
settings (the autoconf system spoken of earlier), I don't think this will
be much of an issue ;-)

On Mon, Sep 11, 2000 at 07:50:40PM -0500, Will Andrews wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 11, 2000 at 08:34:29PM -0400, Brad wrote:
> > That's one reason why its pretty nasty that FreeBSD does use a PREFIX/etc.
> 
> What do you mean?  I think it's good to install configuration files of
> packages under a prefix, rather than in /etc, where the real system
> (read: base system) configurations go.

-- 
Todd Fries .. todd@fries.net

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