FreeBSD & Docker

William A. Mahaffey III wam at
Wed Jul 22 05:01:03 UTC 2015

On 07/21/15 19:28, kpneal at wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 21, 2015 at 05:23:55PM -0453, William A. Mahaffey III wrote:
>> I noticed a reference to something called docker in "pkg rquery -a
>> '%n-%v' > LIST.available.txt" output:
>> [wam at kabini1, ~, 4:06:52pm] 309 % grep ocker /etc/LIST.available.txt
> I don't know anything about Docker. But...
> It's bad practice to put temporary files in "/etc". You'll end up forgetting
> about it and then have to clean it all up sometime in the future. If you
> put it in /tmp then you can pretty much forget about it.

Good point on those LIST files, they are indeed temporary files for my 
use, but they are regenerated whenever I do a pkg upgrade (manually), so 
I don't think they are much of an issue. They are strictly for the 
convenience of not having to go online to recover that info, solely for 
my use, no daemons or utilities. Your point is still well taken. Thanks 


	William A. Mahaffey III


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