Subject: Re: /etc/daily and /scratch
To: Darren Reed <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Chris G Demetriou <Chris_G_Demetriou@UX2.SP.CS.CMU.EDU>
Date: 03/27/1996 12:33:36
> > That's why you have to go out of your way to install its contents...
> [ ... ]
> To install NetBSD, in the absence of any useful installation program, I
> just did "cat etc11.* | (cd /netbsd; gtar -ungzip xvpf -)", given it was
> the way everything else was installed...
"out of your way" includes having to install that extra distribution
set, which contained only configuration files.
if it weren't "out of your way" it would have been included in 'base,'
and similarly "cd /usr/src ; make install" would reinstall new