Subject: Re: Spreading the word
To: David Brownlee <D.K.Brownlee@city.ac.uk>
From: Alice in Wonderbread <email@example.com>
Date: 08/19/1995 09:19:35
Suppose David Brownlee said:
> Another thought... The FreeBSD people have an install setup that
> will install off an ftp server (plus one floppy in a PC).
> Thi is nice, cool etc.. but I wonder if they've taken it a step
> further and permitted people to install binary packages from
> an ftp server?
I think their bsd.port.mk mechanism is better, actually.
cd /usr/ports/shells/tcsh ; make
ftp's the source if you don't have it, patches it, and builds it. I'd
_love_ to have this in with a collecting point for patches.
I am moving OS's around on my disks, but will have a NetBSD back soon
to put this in if there's interest.