Subject: Re: `use sup' not tar balls ....
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/15/1995 12:04:07
	The problem with people not using sup is that they might miss updates.

	How about this idea:

		Nighty (or weekly) sun-lamp runs (int the src dir)
		'find . ! -type d -ls' into a file, then people can
		ftp this down, plus a small schell script that reads
		the file line by line & then checks to see if the
		info for the file on the local filesystem is different
		from the one in the file, it prodices on stdout a list
		of these files.

		You could run 'cksum `find . ! -type d -ls`', but that
		won't have timestamps or sizes.. combining both would
		give the best for the more paranoid.

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