Subject: Re: Bringing CVS Into the Tree
To: None <>
From: Jaromir Dolecek <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/10/2000 15:45:47 wrote:
>         how about:
>         - include pkg_add and friends into boot floppy, and let
>           sysinst visit them, or
>         - let sysinst visit pkg_add and friends in /mnt/usr, after "base"
>           tarball is installed

I vote for the latter, no need to bloat boot/install floppy IMHO.

>         perl, cvs and some items can be enabled by default.

(wearing my Python cap): """No perl by default, please :)"""

>         I still think this is a good option to take, since this solves cases
>         for non-cvs tools (yes, perl and possibly ssh - ssh has patent/export
>         issues with it though).

SSH is a must. I would not use box without ssh.

Yes, learning sysinst install packages is certainly The Right Thing To
just takes more time to actually implement :)