freebsd port install location

Randy Bush randy at
Mon Oct 4 22:37:10 UTC 2004

>> i want the puppy all installed under /usr/home/rancid.
>> i can't get the port makefile to do this without hacking
>> it to remove all the /${PORTNAME}s and then hacking
>> /usr/local/etc/pkgtools.conf to make PREFIX=/usr/home/rancid.
>> but, even if i do that, bin/rancid-run somehowdissapears the
>> etc/router.db file.
> only that router.db does not belong in etc.  router.db's should be in
> each of the "group"'s sub-dirs.  eg: /usr/local/rancid/shrubbery/router.db

i gave up and let the port install where it wanted to install.
i then put var in /usr/home/rancid and everything works fine.


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