Subject: Re: Instructions to go from 0.9 to current (fwd)
To: Eric S. Hvozda <>
From: Michael L. VanLoon -- Iowa State University <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/28/1994 09:51:56
Eric S. Hvozda wrote:

>Michael L. VanLoon -- Iowa State University sez:

>> is an official NetBSD-current mirror.
>> Please use it.  All binary snapshots will lag sun-lamp by a half-day
>> to a day, depending on when they're put up for sup.
>> doesn't have a small connection limit, not does it do anything but ftp
>> -- please abuse it for this purpose instead of sun-lamp.

>Are there plans to get a full source tree there yet?  I find if I'm looking for
>anything but ksrc, you can't get it.  Or are you hiding the rest :-)


[michaelv@ponderous]~> dir /home/ftp/pub/netbsd/NetBSD-current/src/src/usr.bin/w
total 27
-r--r--r--  1 32766    system        274 Jan 29 04:42 Makefile
-r--r--r--  1 32766    system       3566 Dec 17 01:21 attime.c
-r--r--r--  1 32766    system       4043 Dec 17 01:21 proc_compare.c
-r--r--r--  1 32766    system       2464 Dec 17 01:21 uptime.1
-r--r--r--  1 32766    system       4419 Dec 17 01:21 w.1
-r--r--r--  1 32766    system       9532 Dec 17 01:21 w.c

Looks like all the source is there to me.

>Also, I now there was a problem with getting sup to work over there (something
>about afs space not preserving soemthing).  Are there plans to add a 
>supserver in the future perhaps?

No, the situation hasn't changed.  We'll probably end up setting up a
supserver on a different machine.  For now, however, we don't provide
sup service (sorry -- wish we could).


 Michael L. VanLoon                 Iowa State University Computation Center                    Project Vincent Systems Staff
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