Subject: Re: make install and includes vs. domestic
To: Curt Sampson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <email@example.com>
Date: 04/08/1999 17:36:13
Curt Sampson <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On 7 Apr 1999, Chris G. Demetriou wrote:
> > ...you should be able to say "make" once
> > and have it produce a complete set of binaries without installing
> > anything....
> Right. In fact, it should produce all of the install sets, with
> correct permissions and owners on everything in those tarfiles.
> There's no need to have root to produce that.
> The install tools may be more difficult, though....
Oh, i don't think even 'generate the tar files' would be
_particularly_ easy. (I think i know how i'd try to solve it, but
that doesn't mean it's easy.)
If we're dreaming about a perfect world, however, we should have vivid
dreams, and i think that doing the install tools are part of them.
Chris Demetriou - email@example.com - http://www.netbsd.org/People/Pages/cgd.html
Disclaimer: Not speaking for NetBSD, just expressing my own opinion.