Subject: Re: Removing /sys [was Re: proposed change to src/etc/Makefile]
To: Jason R Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jaromir Dolecek <email@example.com>
Date: 12/19/2002 16:53:21
Jason R Thorpe wrote:
> I don't really see it that way. /altroot has historically been where
> one keeps a backup (or alternate) system image around. I use this
> a lot on development machines (e.g. one image being the trunk and
> the other being the nathanw_sa branch).
Why should it be on every installed machine? Why /altroot
and (say) /root2 or /aroot?
> /stand is where standalone programs go ... just because we don't
> have any installed there at the moment does not mean we should
> delete the directory.
Well, since it's empty now, been empty for long time and not likely
to get nonempty any time soon, it's perfect adept for
Jaromir Dolecek <jdolecek@NetBSD.org> http://www.NetBSD.org/
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