Subject: Re: /etc/default
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Mike Long <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/31/1995 14:59:02
Two major problems I have with all of this are:

1) Any use of makefiles with init(8) implies that make(1) will have to
be moved to /bin.  This bloats the root partition; make is NOT a small
binary.  (Although a statically linked make may be a good thing to
have when you do something Bad to

2) Whatever system you come up with will have to fit on a boot floppy
someday.  It's hard enough as it is to fit everything that's needed
onto a boot floppy (right, Chris?).
Mike Long <> 
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