[RFC] Add usr/ports to BSD.usr.mtree

Joerg Sonnenberger joerg at britannica.bec.de
Thu Jul 28 16:09:39 GMT 2005

On Thu, Jul 28, 2005 at 11:52:34PM +0800, Xin LI wrote:
> It seems that /usr/ports is not part of our BSD.usr.mtree tree.  Is
> there any reason for this?  I'm willing to add it to the mtree if
> nobody objects.

(a) Not everybody uses third party build infrastructures.
(b) Not everybody uses ports, some use pkgsrc.
(c) Why should ports be placed in /usr/ports? On my systems it normally
was under /home, allowing /usr to be much smaller.


More information about the freebsd-hackers mailing list