mezz7 at cox.net
Sat Apr 23 12:13:06 PDT 2005
On Sat, 23 Apr 2005 04:38:52 -0500, Miguel Mendez
<flynn at energyhq.es.eu.org> wrote:
> On Fri, 22 Apr 2005 18:08:07 -0400
> Adam Weinberger <adamw at FreeBSD.org> wrote:
>> Personally, I'd love to see /usr/X11R6 folded into /usr/local, but until
>> then, I think it's nothing short of retarded for apps to install into
>> unusual locations to prove a point.
> It might be interesting looking at the work the pkgsrc people have done
> wrt $PREFIX enforcement. On my NetBSD boxen xorg lives under
> /usr/pkg/xorg and all packages are installed under /usr/pkg, not
> /usr/X11R6 or /usr/local.
I disagree with NetBSD's PREFIX. I would go with the global prefix,
/usr/local. 85% of configure has the /usr/local by default and FreeBSD
already has /usr/local (to kill the colour discussions), so all we have to
do is remove /usr/X11R6. Before you ask how we can test if the port is
respect the prefix, we should be able to find out very easy when you work
with pkg-plist by follow the porter handbook.
BTW: FreeBSD doesn't has to be weird. :-)
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