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Date:      Wed, 6 May 2020 18:21:59 +0100
From:      Ottavio Caruso <>
To:        Polytropon <>
Subject:   On a serious note, what I'd change about FreeBSD hier(7)
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On Wed, 6 May 2020 at 16:21, Polytropon <> 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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