distfiles changed to new path

Fbsd8 fbsd8 at a1poweruser.com
Wed Aug 28 18:58:22 UTC 2013

illoai at gmail.com wrote:
> On 27 August 2013 20:13, Fbsd8 <fbsd8 at a1poweruser.com> wrote:
>> I just did a portsnap run that updated the base port system.
>> Now I see a port's distfile going to /var/ports/distfiles instead of
>> /usr/ports/distfiles.
>> Is this a error in the newly updated base port system which contains the
>> default port make environment?
> Nothing seems to set it like that here.
> (ports svn r325494 right now on 9.2-RC3)
> Are you sure you don't have a spurious DISTDIR
> declaration somewhere?

I just installed 9.2-RC3 .iso and the problem went away.
I must have shot myself in the foot somehow on my old 9.1-release 
system. Not worth the effort to look for the cause on my old system.

Thanks for verifying location of distfile directory has not changed.

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