Subject: Re: groff upgrade, anyone? -- now also cvs.
To: Erik Bertelsen <>
From: Michael Graff <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/27/1996 13:05:32
>of times: Why is cvs in /usr/other/src and not in e.g. /usr/src/usr.bin or
>/usr/src/gnu/usr.bin ?  If cvs was moved to the /usr/src hierarchy and
>given a BSD makefile and a script to produce a NetBSD source tree from the
>original FSF source tree, it would be easier for us to keep it up to date.
>Anyway I think that cvs is part of the system for developers to use (just
>as the compiler tool suite), not just for maintaining the NetBSD sources

I would think just putting it in /usr/src/gnu with a preconfigured
system would be ok...  but...

it compiles out of the box from what I can tell.  Why not make that
optional and leave it as is?

A compiler I feel _is_ critical.  CVS is a tool, and should be

ntp is critical,
sendmail is critical,
uucp is not for me but is more or less expected,
etc.  ;)


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