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040115 Meder Bakirov wrote:
> can we expect, in future versions of a Gentoo Linux,
> a move of /usr/portage to /var/portage as the most appropriate place
> to store frequently changing portage tree?
> Doesn't /var suits better (by default), than /usr in case of FHS?
> Or is it due to the BSD's fashion of storing ports in /usr/ports?
i'ld say this is an intelligent suggestion
& it does look as if /portage was put in /usr following BSD's approach.
it's never an adequate reply to say "That's just the way we do it",
so shdn't this be looked at seriously by the Gentoo devt team ?
after all, there is some portage material in /var already.
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