Stage and /var ?

Mark Felder feld at
Thu Oct 31 14:51:46 UTC 2013

On Thu, Oct 31, 2013, at 9:20, Thierry Thomas wrote:
> Hello,
> How should we stagify ports writing out of their $PREFIX for
> good reasons, e.g. a statedir like /var/foo/$PORTNAME.
> I don't like the idea of $PREFIX/var, and prefer the real /var.

Can you give an example? If it's in /var/db or /var/run it's probably
OK, but otherwise it might be breaking hier(7)...

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