Subject: Re: Posting a snapshot to netbsd.org
To: Stephen Champion <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Chris G Demetriou <Chris_G_Demetriou@LAGAVULIN.PDL.CS.CMU.EDU>
Date: 05/09/1995 11:36:11
> Unfortunately, amiga/ is a softlink, not a tree, and
> therefore seemingly excludes amiga specific binaries.
"look before you leap."
4 [sun-lamp] amiga % pwd
5 [sun-lamp] amiga % ls
no, there's a directory there all right.
> I sincerely doubt that there will ever be a NetBSD CD
> that has any packages that aren't for -i386. The Amiga CD that
> included NetBSD packages was made from uni-regensburg archives.
Actually, could you send me (privately) contact information for the
people who made that CD? I _need_ to get in touch with them.
> [ ways to get NetBSD/Amiga files on ftp.netbsd.org ] The easiest
> answer is for sun-lamp to adopt the present NetBSD-Amiga tree.
Of course, that's also the _wrong_ solution.
> The only advantage to
> be gained from modifying it is to split it into amiga/ and m68k8k/.
Which is a _very_ big advantage.