Subject: Re: road map for new immigrants?
To: None <>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/15/1998 09:57:45
Richard Earnshaw <> writes:
> A proper bootstrap system should (in my opinion):
>   Build a minimal set of tools that are needed to compile the rest of
>     the tree
>   Install them somewhere out of the way
>   Use the minimal set to build and install everything else.
>   Be able to do everything (except the final install) without needing
>     to run as root.

I second that opinion, especially the last point.  8-)


Chris Demetriou - -
Disclaimer: Not speaking for NetBSD, just expressing my own opinion.
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