Subject: etcupdate changes
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Alan Barrett <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/18/2006 21:53:23
etcupdate now has the ability to use a binary set file, and the "-s"
flag has been changed to allow any of
A directory that contains a NetBSD source tree;
A distribution set file such as "etc.tgz" or "xetc.tgz";
A temporary directory in which one or both of "etc.tgz"
and "xetc.tgz" have been extracted.
For example, you can say
etcupdate -s /wherever/etc.tgz -s /wherever/xetc.tgz
and it will unpack those tgz files into a temporary directory
before doing the rest of the work.
The old "-b tempdir" flag is deprecated (but still works, with a warning
message). Use "-s tempdir" instead.
The "-s srcdir" flag has been changed to refer to the top level
directory, not to the etc subdirectory. For example, use "-s /usr/src"
rather than the old "-s /usr/src/etc". (The old way still works, with a
--apb (Alan Barrett)