Re: Using packages.conf.d for Haskell libraries
On Tue, Apr 21, 2009 at 1:27 PM, Kari Pahula <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 21, 2009 at 09:29:08AM +0000, Joachim Breitner wrote:
>> > Also, I'd like to move packages.conf to /var/lib/ghc-$version/ in the
>> > next version. IMHO, it's more of a /var than a /usr thing.
>> Why should it be /var? These files are not supposed to be modified,
>> right? I???d expect them to be in /usr, just as the .haddock files are
> They are modified. Something like "ghc-pkg hide foo" does that and
> it's a perfectly reasonable thing for a root to do. Not to mention
> the main packages.conf file if users want to run "ghc-pkg register" as
> I think it's pretty much analogous to dpkg's usage of /var/lib.
(Possibly stupid question) Why /var/lib instead of /etc?
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