On a serious note, what I'd change about FreeBSD hier(7)

Ottavio Caruso ottavio2006-usenet2012 at yahoo.com
Wed May 6 17:22:20 UTC 2020

On Wed, 6 May 2020 at 16:21, Polytropon <freebsd at edvax.de> wrote:
> FreeBSD's general organisation keeps all non-OS stuff stored
> in /usr/local; the directories owned by the OS have a specific
> purpose which is reflected by their name and location

I'd pretty much want to have all non-base stuff into somewhere else
than /usr/local. I like NetBSD installing ports in /usr/pkg (or
whenever you want set your $PREFIX to). I'd rather have /usr/local for
my own personal software and avoid it messing up with official ports.

Ottavio Caruso

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