Subject: Re: groff/-current build problems
To: Jason R Thorpe <>
From: Luke Mewburn <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/08/2002 18:38:42
On Sat, Dec 07, 2002 at 08:48:13PM -0800, Jason Thorpe wrote:
  | On Sat, Dec 07, 2002 at 11:03:22PM -0500, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
  |  > The problem is that installing a release from sets is an annoying 
  |  > process.  You have to zap all the things that a full installation 
  |  > needs but you already have (i.e., root's crontab), and take the usual 
  |  > care with /etc.  etcupdate is a big step forward, but I'm still not at 
  | ...not to mention using the sets doesn't give you the nice "postinstall"
  | step that a direct build does.

Yes it can; I do this all the time (see my other email on this topic...)