Subject: Re: /usr/pkg/etc/rc.d/*
To: Michael G. Schabert <email@example.com>
From: Julio Merino <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/15/2003 18:25:37
On Sat, 15 Mar 2003 11:00:51 -0500
"Michael G. Schabert" <email@example.com> wrote:
> Perhaps it would be wise to either move the "files should be created
> in /etc/rc.d" notices to MESSAGE, or make them otherwise available
> post-install. Many packages are installed as dependencies of other
> packages. In these cases, the SOP for everyone I know is to type
> "make install" and walk away while stuff scrolls seemingly forever.
> Any messages that may have been shown upon installation of [any but
> the final] package are long gone out of the scroll buffer by the time
> the user returns. Using "script" is an option, but that means
> tediously looking through tons of junk ;-).
IIRC there is a PR adding a feature to capture such messages and send
them through mail to the administrator, so they don't get lost...
Try to search for it.
Julio M. Merino Vidal <firstname.lastname@example.org>
The NetBSD Project - http://www.NetBSD.org/